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The Dutchman has written to the federation asking them to intervene and resolve the issue of non-payment of his dues by Ingwe amounting to Sh2 million

Former AFC Leopards coach Jan Koops is involved in a tussle with the club over non-payment of his dues amounting to more than Sh2million.

The coach has written to Football Kenya Federation (FKF) asking them to intervene in a matter that raises questions about how clubs are dealing with their coaches and players.

A week ago, former Tusker FC players complained that the club has not paid them their dues, months after they were released.

In Koops case, he is demanding Sh2.1million for breach of contract after the club fired him one year into his three year contract.

According to his contract, the coach was entitled to Sh.110, 000 per month but this is exclusive of bonuses. "They (Leopards) have to pay me for unlawful termination of my contract because they sacked me without any justifiable cause yet I still have a valid contract," he told Goal.com.

Koops said he will fight to the bitter end to ensure Leopards honor their obligation. Kenya FA Secretary General Michael Esakwa said they are aware of the matter and have written to AFC Leopards for explanation.

"This is a purely contractual issue and we have to talk to both parties to find out the truth before we can take action," said Esakwa.

Leopards vice-chairman Walter Onyino however, dismissed Koop's allegations insisting that they have fully paid his dues. "As per our agreement, we were supposed to pay him two months salary in case we terminated the contract and this is exactly what we have done. We do not owe him anything at all," said Onyino.

Koops is yet to find a club since leaving Leopards though there are strong indications he may join Division One side Oserian.

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