Atouba has failed to match expectations in South Africa following his August signing from Congolese giants AS Vita Club.
The 25-year-old, who was sent off on his Maritzburg debut against SuperSport United in the MTN8 semi-finals, made 15 outings for the Team of Choice.
"At the moment I can't comment but he was transfer-listed. Phone me when the pre-season starts," confirmed club chairman Farook Kadodia.
"At this point in time we are still on holidays just like any other club."