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SBD Global/July 16, 2013/International Football
Nigerian Leaders To Discuss Team's Resistance To Travel To Brazil For Confederations Cup
Published July 16, 2013
FCT QUEENS UNPAID: INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL's Mark Baber reported Nigerian women footballers for the Federal Capital Territory Queens football club "are being forced into begging and even prostitution to survive following the failure to pay their wages." The club, which plays in the Nigerian Women Football League, "has not paid players, and the situation looks unlikely to change immediately" as Nigerian Women's League and club chair Dilichukwu Onyedimma said that "nothing can be done about it as the team is government run" (INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL, 7/15).