Sat, 04 Apr 2020 11:34 - Updated Sat, 04 Apr 2020 11:41
Basketball: Coach Voigt explains why legal dispute with federation
Luanda - The coach of Angola?s senior males national basketball team, the American William Voigt, said he took the dispute with the federation of the sport to the Arbitral Tribunal for Sport after a long period of unanswered communications.
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Coach William Voigt confirms legal dispute with the Angolan basketball federation (FAB).
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The Angolan Basketball Federation (FAB) owes the North American more than US $500,000, and the coach proposed the settlement in five tranches, but received no response from the Management Committee, led by Gustavo da Conceição.
In an interview with Angolan Public Television (TPA), last Thursday night, Voigt said that he has a contract with the FAB until next August, showing that he is even willing to extend it.
In addition to the debt issue, the coach said he also contacted the federation with the aim of looking ahead to the preparation of the African champions for the Pre-Olympic Tournament, in June, in Lithuania.
He assured that he tried on several occasions to communicate with the FAB chairman, Gustavo da Conceição, but unfortunately, he said, he only got an answer last December, with the promise that the FAB would get back in touch with him, which has not happened.
However, Gustavo da Conceição has already taken up responsibility for the situation of breakage between the parties, hoping that the dispute will be resolved in court.
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