Vasco players protest over delayed salaries

Players from Brazilian league runner-up Vasco da Gama refused to

report to the team’s hotel to protest delayed salaries.

The players were expected to report to the hotel on Tuesday but

said they will only show up on Wednesday morning, the day the team

will play Bangu in the Rio de Janeiro state championship.

Club director Daniel Freitas told the UOL website that ”it’s

their way of protesting against what has been happening.”

Vasco reportedly still owes the salaries for the month of


The team won last year’s Brazilian Cup and finished second to

Corinthians in the Brazilian league.