TP Mazembe emerged victorious in the dispute between Meschack Elia and his new club, Young Boys of Bern. After the verdict by the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber on Tuesday, The Congolese giant will hit the jackpot.
According to Foot RDC, a FIFA correspondence sent to the Congolese Football Federation and Association (FECOFA) indicates that the Swiss club and the player will have to pay more than half a million dollars. More precisely, they will pay US$617,365 to TP Mazembe who accuses Elia of breach of abusive contract.
Meschack Elia and the Young Boys of Bern will have to pay this amount to the Corbeaux within 45 days. Otherwise, they will face tougher sanctions.
We should note that Elia and the Young Boys can no longer appeal against the decision.