Yakhama and Okoth in crunch assembly with Vihiga United after desiring to resign
The coaches have spoken to Aim about why they wish to depart the membership throughout a troublesome interval
Vihiga United technical director Nick Yakhama and head coach Sammy Okoth have tendered their resignation letters to membership administration after allegedly going six months with out pay.
Nevertheless, they may nonetheless stay of their jobs after a gathering with the membership, which is due within the subsequent two days.
The duo defined why they initially opted to resign on the Western-based staff.
“Okoth and I handed in our resignation letters due to the circumstances surrounding us,” Yakhama instructed Aim on Monday.
“We now have not been paid our salaries for the final six months, that is going to be our seventh month. And previous to our motion, nothing concrete had been performed by these accountable.
“So we sat down with the coach and felt the higher factor to do is to resign.”
Nevertheless, the Soccer Kenya Federation (FKF) Premier League facet is looking for an answer to maintain them at United.
“The administration has nonetheless refused to allow us to go saying they’re on the lookout for an answer,” Yakhama added.
“We now have a gathering with administration, and we’re ready to see what they’re placing on the desk. Sure, we love being at this staff, however it’s robust working and not using a wage.”
Aim contacted Vihiga United for his or her response to Yakhama’s claims however the calls haven’t been answered but.
Yakhama and Okoth had been appointed because the technical director and head coach in August 2019 respectively.
They had been employed to assist the staff get promoted from the Nationwide Tremendous League (NSL) to the top-tier.
Ultimately, the staff was promoted to the FKF Premier League. They completed third within the deserted 2019/20 season and needed to play Kisumu All-Stars within the two-legged relegation/promotion play-offs.
They defeated All-Stars 5-3 on post-match penalties at Moi Stadium in Kisumu. Regardless of successful the primary leg 2-1, Kisumu All-Stars couldn’t defend the benefit as they misplaced 2-1 within the return fixture and thus the tie ended 3-3 after the two-legged affair.
This season, Vihiga have performed seven video games and picked up 5 factors after a win, two attracts and 4 losses.
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