TP Mazembe have confirmed the departure of two players after reaching an agreement with them to terminate their contracts the club has announced.
The two are defenders Ismail Abdul Ganiyu from Ghana and Youssifour Atte from Mali.
The club said on their website they had signed a settlement agreement in order to put an end to any action by Ganiyu.
“Concerning Atte, the player and club have agreed to an amicable termination of the contract. The Togolese left Lubumbashi on Monday August 21 for Lomé,” said the club.
Ganiyu a former Asante Kotoko captain had signed a two-year contract with the five-time African champions last year.
He had joined TP Mazembe on a free transfer after leaving Iraqi club Al Talaba. Ganiyu made over 89 appearances for the Porcupine Warriors in the Ghana Premier League, CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup scoring 12 goals in the process. He won the Ghana Premier League title with Asante Kotoko two years ago.
Atte on the other hand, was selected to the Togolese national team for the first time during the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.