Onazi threatens to report Lazio to FIFA over ‘unpaid salaries’

Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi, has threatened to drag his former club, Lazio, to the FIFA Disciplinary Committee over his outstanding unpaid wages.

Onazi, who now plies his trade with Turkish outfit, Trabzonspor, is being owed two months’ salary by Lazio and the player says he would be heading to FIFA to seek redress.

“We have no option but to go to FIFA to ask the disciplinary committee to act on Lazio’s refusal to pay me,” Onazi told BBC Sport on Thursday.

“My agent and lawyer have written to Lazio, but after two months we have heard nothing from the club.”

Onazi added: “We all conclude that the only ideal thing to do is to approach FIFA to enable me get what I worked for.”

At the moment, Lazio are yet to comment on Onazi’s claims and threat to drag them to FIFA.

Onazi 23, joined Lazio in 2011 making 76 appearances for the capital-based club before finally leaving for Turkey August 2016.


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