FKF Order Sofapaka To Compensate Kasaya Over Wrongful Dismissal

Jan 19 - by Erick Ochieng for SportPesa News

The federation also declared the player is a free agent who can enter into contract with any club in the SPL

Former Sofapaka FC goalkeeper Wycliffe Kasaya in action in a past match.PHOTO/SPN

  • Former Sofapaka FC custodian Wycliffe Kasaya is set to receive KSh1.6m (USD16,000) over wrongful termination of his contract by the club
  • Kasaya had in the off-season transfer window penned a deal with top-tier side Posta Rangers FC
  • Part of the ruling by the commission states:The player had a fixed term contract with the club running from June 2, 2018, to May 31, 2020. The last salary the player received was for the month of September 2018

NAIROBI, Kenya- Former Sofapaka FC custodian Wycliffe Kasaya is set to receive KSh1.6m (USD16,000) over wrongful termination of his contract by the club.

This follows decision by Football Kenya Federation(FKF) Player Status Committee  who ruled in favour of the goal keeper in Nairobi on Saturday.

Part of the ruling by the commission states:The player had a fixed term contract with the club running from June 2, 2018, to May 31, 2020. The last salary the player received was for the month of September 2018.

Having considered the player’s complaint, his submissions and those of the club, the committee’s decision is that there was wrongful and unfair constructive dismissal of the Player’s contract with Sofapaka FC on the November 8, 2018.

Consequently, upon the finding above, the Committee makes the following orders:

A declaration is hereby issued that the player is a free agent competent and at liberty to enter into any contract with any club in the SportPesa Premier League without the need for any release letter from his former club, Sofapaka FC;

An order is hereby issued directing the club to pay the player KSh1,610,000 (USD16,000) comprising of unpaid salary for October 2018, three months’ salary in lieu of notice and compensation for the balance of the term of the prematurely terminated contract,” continued the ruling.

Kasaya had in the off-season transfer window penned a deal with top-tier side Posta Rangers FC.