Kaizer Chiefs terminate Ghana legend Paintsil's contract

Kaizer Chiefs terminate Ghana legend Paintsil's contract
John Paintsi

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Friday Jun 09, 2017. 20:00

Ghana legend John Paintsil's contract with South African giants Kaizer Chiefs has been terminated.

The former West Ham United and Leicester City defender has been serving in the Chiefs technical team as head coach Steve Komphela's assistant.

On Thursday, the Absa Premiership heavyweights announced that Paintsil, who joined Amakhosi prior to the 2016/17 season, had left the club.

The Soweto giants released the following statement:

"Kaizer Chiefs and John Paintsil have come to an agreement to terminate his contract as the assistant coach of the Club with effect from 6 June 2017.

"His contract was due to expire in June 2018. Both parties have signed a separation agreement, the terms of which are confidential.

"The Club thanks John for his contribution and wish him well for his future endeavours," a statement read.

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