The players of Dolphins football club of Port Harcourt have said they will not play the in the Nigeria Professional Football League when the second round resumes July 3rd.
The intention to abandon participating in the League was disclosed in a letter they wrote to the Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi, with copied sent to the Commissioners for Sports and Finance.
In the letter, the team lamented the fact that they have not been paid their sign on fees for two years, and noted that the state government and finance ministry had made promises that have not been kept.
The last of the promises was the 'guarantee' made to the players that the money would be paid in July.
The players said they have concluded that since the first round of the season has ended, it would be prudent of them to stop playing now, instead of ending another season without their money being paid.