Players of Dedebit football Club, one of the premier league club have not paid salaries for the last four months since last August 2018.
According to the managers of the club Michael Amde Meskel, the club has experienced the worst budget crisis.
Last year the main financial supporter of the club the Endowment Fund for the Rehabilitation of Tigray (EFFORT), a conglomerate of businesses factories mainly based in Tigray Region has
The financial support which the club previously got from its basic donner, The Endowment Fund for the Rehabilitation of Tigray (EFFORT), a conglomerate of businesses factories mainly based in Tigray Region, has decreased, according to the manager.
This year’s annual budget of the club is not released yet, he added.
Due to this reason, the club faced financial crash to pay salaries and other accommodation payments, therefore the club is forced to prepare for the premier league season with no budget allocated.
Dedebit will face South Police in the third-week premier league matches, however, the club has asked the Ethiopian Football Federation (FAA) to extend the game due to a financial crisis.
Last year, the club has dissolved its women football club and has shifted its sit from Addis Ababa to Mekele due to a similar reason.