Costa Rican World Cupper Johnny Acosta has lashed out at Quess East Bengal, saying they didn’t assist him in his journey again to his hometown after he was caught in Kolkata for a very long time as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
Acosta bid farewell to East Bengal with an emotional put up on his official deal with on Instagram.
“I close a cycle of my life, this time a little different. In a great institution to which I have a lot of love and respect, Quess East Bengal FC, but that in the end there were contract and salary issues that failed to comply, in addition to little help for my return to Costa Rica where the club showed little disposition and apathetic to my situation!” Acosta, who had appeared in three World Cup matches for his nation in 2018, wrote.
“I keep good times and I thank all the fans who always show their support. I carry them in my heart, thank you East Bengal FC.”
City soccer giants East Bengal membership’s former traders Quess final Friday promised to satisfy all obligations after a number of gamers despatched notices to the corporate asking for salaries for the months of April and May.
East Bengal have terminated their tie-up with Quess Corp who had a 70 per cent stake, on May 31. Both the events had a three-year deal however the Bengaluru-based traders exited in two years.
Besides gamers asking for salaries, there’s additionally little readability on whether or not the sporting rights, presently loved by the three way partnership, has been transferred again to the purple and gold outfit who at the moment are with out sponsors.
East Bengal completed runners-up within the 2018-19 I-League, however their efficiency dipped within the 2019-2020 season with their relation additionally straining with Quess.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, overseas gamers of East Bengal had been caught in Kolkata for an prolonged interval earlier than most of them flew again residence. But the likes of Acosta couldn’t fly again and needed to prolong their keep because of lockdown restrictions. They had been even allegedly requested to vacate their accomodation within the state capital after May 31.
Three foreigners — midfielder Kassim Aidara (France), defender Acosta and a member of the assist employees, Spaniard Carlos Nodar — had been caught in Kolkata even after the remainder left.