Sundowns ‘will proceed to pay salaries whether or not there may be soccer or no soccer’


All employees employed by Mamelodi Sundowns will proceed to obtain their full salaries in the course of the lockdown because of the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic that has utilized the brakes on all types of sport within the nation.

Sundowns president Patrice Motsepe made this dedication when asserting that membership coach Pitso Mosimane has signed a brand new four-year contract that may see him enhance his eight-and-half-year keep at Chloorkop.

“We’ll proceed to pay salaries whether or not there may be soccer or no soccer. We’ll proceed to pay all people who works for us their salaries as if there was no coronavirus – it’s an obligation now we have for them‚” mentioned Motsepe.

In March‚ the Motsepe Basis and its related corporations‚ which embody Sanlam and African Rainbow Capital‚ introduced that they’d be placing up R1-billion to authorities’s coronavirus Solidarity Fund.

Whereas Sundowns workers will get their full salaries‚ the devastating impression of the coronavirus is being felt elsewhere with different golf equipment in top-flight‚ first tier and novice soccer starting to institute wage cuts.

Final month‚ Cape City Metropolis chairman John Comitis mentioned the membership’s gamers and technical employees must take a 20 % pay lower if there isn’t a resumption of soccer by the tip of Could.

“All of us must act responsibly to try to get all people to have the ability to at the least put meals on the desk. We’ve undertaken to pay full salaries in April with a transparent understanding that if there’s no soccer return subsequent month there must be some drastic adjustments‚” Comitis advised SowetanLive final month.

“Over and above that‚ if we do return there would nonetheless be some share lower throughout the board‚ together with the gamers.”

Most golf equipment are exploring the potential for chopping salaries however they haven’t spoken brazenly about this problem‚ so it stays to be seen if they may be capable of pay gamers and basic employees totally on the finish of this month.