The long-running Mpho Makola saga has finally ended, with Orlando Pirates confirming on Wednesday that the midfielder’s contract has been terminated.
The 33-year-old, who has been with the Buccaneers since 2012 – having joined from Free State Stars – was placed on the transfer list at the end of last season.
There have been rumours in recent weeks that he might remain at Orlando Stadium, but after a meeting between the player and the club on Wednesday, Makola is now a free agent.
“Orlando Pirates Football Club has parted ways with Mpho Makola. An agreement has been reached for the mutual termination of the contract following a meeting with the player today,” Pirates said in a statement on their website.
“Makola joined the club in 2012, where he went on to register over 170 appearances for the Buccaneers in a career which saw him score 21 goals and register 28 assists.