Chiefs confirmed the duo’s release on their social media accounts on Thursday.
“Kaizer Chiefs would like to confirm the termination of contract on mutual consent of midfielder Hendrick Ekstein. The midfielder was promoted from Chiefs Development in October 2013. We wish him all the best in his future endeavours,” read a tweet from Chiefs.
“The Club and striker Gustavo Paez have parted ways. Paez joined Kaizer Chiefs in January 2017 and will not have his contract renewed. We wish him all the best in his future endeavours,” read another tweet from the Naturena-based club.
Also leaving Chiefs is Kgotso Malope who was promoted by the club in 2013.
“The Club and midfielder Kgotso Malope have parted ways. Malope was promoted from Chiefs Development in July 2013 and has since been sent on loan to various Clubs including Moroka Swallows. The latest developments from Naturena end speculation about the duo’s future with Amakhosi,” concluded the Chiefs statement.
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