Absa Premiership

Ex-Chiefs star is a free agent again

2019-12-23 14:24
Hendrick Ekstein
Hendrick Ekstein (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Hendrick Ekstein is being linked with a return to the Absa Premiership after being released by Azerbaijan club Sabah FC.

Ekstein had his contract terminated by Chiefs in April before signing a two-year deal with Sabah.

During his time in Europe, the 28-year-old scored three goals and provided four assists in 13 appearances.

But now his stay in Azerbaijan has been cut short with the reason unclear at this stage.

However, rumours are rife that Ekstein agreed on mutual termination with the Azerbaijani club with a return to the Absa Premiership in mind.

After his release from Chiefs and before moving overseas, the play-maker was heavily linked with a switch to Orlando Pirates.

And now talk of a move to the Buccanneers has regathered momentum, with Ekstein once again a free agent.

"Sabah FC have parted ways with Hendrick Ekstein. The contract with the South African midfielder was terminated on mutual agreement," read a statement on the club's website.

"Sabah wishes Ekstein good luck in his future career."

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