Chiefs axe first team trio

Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed they have parted ways with several of their first team players with immediate effect.

Chiefs have confirmed earlier reports that linked the likes of Kgotso Malope, Gustavo Paez and Hendrick Ekstein with an early exit from the club.

The trio's contracts were all due to lapse at the end of June.

KickOff.com earlier spoke to Chiefs football manager Bobby Motaung who assured the club would make official announcements, and true to his word they have done so.

READ: Motaung mum on Ekstein's future

Ekstein has been linked with several other Absa Premiership outfits in recent weeks, and more clarity on where he is headed will now be sought.

Malope and Paez have both been deemed surplus to requirements, with the former having managed one goal in two appearances this season while the latter registered one goal in nine domestic appearances.

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