Kaizer Chiefs release Daniel Akpeyi and six others
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Kaizer Chiefs release Daniel Akpeyi and six others

Daniel Akpeyi has been released by his South African club after three years representing the Amakhosi.

The Super Eagles goalkeeper is one of the seven players released by the The Chiefs in a move to cut their expenses.

Recall, SportsRation revealed in February that the former Warri Wolves goalie could be one of the players who would be released by Kaizer Chiefs.

And today he and six others have been asked to leave the club.

According to reports from South Africa the club has been able to wipe off R25 million in player wages after confirming the departures of first-team players such as:

– Daniel Akpeyi
– Daniel Cardoso
– Samir Nurković
– Kearyn Baccus
– Lazarous Kambole
– Leonardo Castro
– Lebohang Manyama

Daniel Akpeyi was a regular player for Kaizer Chiefs but his decision to represent Nigeria at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon caused him his shirt and a spot in the team.

The 35-year-old goalie should be able to get a new club very soon.

Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Sportlineng.com. Talks sports with a great bias for Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey and Football. Presently the media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won West African University Games, Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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