South Africa: Kenyan player takes case to FIFA after terminating club contract at gunpoint

Durban, South Africa (PANA) - Kenyan footballer, Clifton Miheso, has filed a complaint to FIFA after he was allegedly forced to terminate his contract with South African side, Golden Arrows, at gunpoint, the World Players’ Union, FIFPro, have confirmed.

He said that the incident allegedly happened earlier this year at the club’s offices at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban, South Africa.

Miheso's lawyer has requested that FIFA should impose a transfer ban and any other sanction that the football authority deems fit for Arrows and US$22 000 in unpaid wages.

“Clifton Miheso’s lawyer filed a complaint to FIFA after the footballer was pressured by two men carrying guns to terminate his contract with the South African club," reads the statement on Fifpro’s website.

“The armed men arrived in the club’s offices where he was meeting with the chief executive and pressured him into signing a document rescinding his contract.

Miheso's lawyer also says Arrows have failed to provide any satisfactory information about the incident.
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30 march 2017 13:19:00

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