Shauwn Mkhize Responds To Claims Of Not Paying Royal AM Players

Shauwn Mkhize responds to reports that Royal AM players had not been paid in three months.

The FC president issued a statement expressing her disappointment in the spreading false assertion.

“As a responsible citizen, I ensure that all my employees, including my players, are paid their due compensations within the stipulated time frame.”

“The premature and irresponsible reporting has misled the audience and it also shows a lack of credible and ethical journalism standards,” she added.

Shauwn Mkhize

According to The Citizen, here is Mkhize’s statement in part:

I wish to clarify some of the damning allegations that were made:

1. Our match with AmaZulu FC was canceled due to medical issues with @amazulu_fc the team was having which I am not at liberty to discuss further but feel free to contact them.

2. 8 players were not able to receive payment due to issues with their contracts needing to be finalized. The matter is ongoing and being sorted hence we have personally called the union President to come and assist.

3. Players that are sharing rooms are out of choice not because we forced them to. They are friends and they asked to be put in the same room.

4. We are not responsible for housing players and their families. They are professional players who earn salaries and are liable for their housing arrangements. We provide accommodation in-season when the team is camping at the base.

5. I know journalists have some code “Never reveal my source” my advice is to make sure that your “source” knows what they are talking about!!! Royal AM has a full team of people that are qualified to comment and verify any queries you may have.

Shauwn Mkhize

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