Absa Premiership

Gyimah released by Orlando Pirates

2017-02-17 10:02
Edwin Gyimah (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates have confirmed that Edwin Gyimah has been released by the club, as per his request.

According to the club's official website, the defender submitted his request before he went on international duty to represent Ghana at the Africa Cup of Nations.

"Orlando Pirates Football Club has parted ways with Edwin Gyimah," read the statement.

"The Club has agreed to release the player as per his request.

"Gyimah had submitted a request in writing prior to his departure to the African Cup of Nations where he was to go on national duty with Ghana.

"The Club has acceded to Mr Gyimah's request and wish him all of the best in his future endeavours"

Gyimah previously had a fall out with the club's former head coach Muhsin Ertugral in October last year at OR Tambo International Airport.

The incident was recorded on a cellphone video camera and went viral the following day.

Meanwhile, club chairperson Irvin Khoza announced that Mayfair side will announce the club's new head coach on Monday, February 20.

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