Footballers go on strike in Ecuador over unpaid salaries

  • Ecuador's Footballers' Association (AFE) declared on Thursday it will go on strike in support of its members who have not been paid for between four and five months in over a dozen clubs. The association has decided "to suspend all activities related to Ecuadorian soccer", announced AFE vice president Edwin Tenorio Ecuador international. The strike was declared with only four dates left until the end of the second stage of Ecuador's current championship season. (Source: IANS)