Hearts of Oak dragged to FIFA over player neglect
Heritage Soccer Agency has filed a complaint with the world football governing body FIFA over Hearts of Oak’s neglect of their injured player, Abdul Mamane Lawali.
The midfielder was who reportedly injured since January 4, has been neglected by the Ghana Premier League giants, according to his representatives.
The UK-based football management firm is demanding $1.5 million in insurance and compensation for the player in their complaint to FIFA for the lack of medical care.
In a monitored interview, Samuel Joel Atolagbe, CEO of Heritage Soccer Agency, said “We have today sent documents to FIFA over Lawali’s injury situation. Lawali got injured on the 4th of January 2021 and has since not received any medical attention”.
“We engaged the club and compelled them to start his treatment 3 weeks ago. They promised to start treating him a week later.
“Since the club has refused to fulfil their promise, we have officially reported them to FIFA to terminate his contract with a demand for $1.5 million for insurance, negligence, and compensation.”, he added.
The 23-year-old joined Hearts of Oak in a 2-year deal before the start of the season after leaving Sudanese side Al Marrikh.