Oliseh defeats Fortuna Sittard in court, to receive compensation


A former captain of the Super Eagles, Sunday Oliseh has defeated Dutch club, Fortuna Sittard in the Royal Dutch Football Association, KNVB, court.

The court ruled that the Dutch second tier club were guilty of ‘Black Money Payment‘ as Oliseh claimed.

Black money payment’ is an unlawful payment for a job done in which tax isn’t paid to the government and it is an offence in the Netherlands.

Following the court’s judgement, the Nigerian will be financially compensated and will stay as the club’s employee until the end of May 2018.

The court decided that the club should pay Oliseh, who had been on suspension, part of his due salary.

Reports in Dutch outlets affirmed the KNVB’s decision and included that the tribunal also decided that Oliseh is obliged to return to his job as Fortuna Sittard’s manager till the end of May.



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