Lucky Baloyi has reportedly parted ways with Kaizer Chiefs

The 25-year-old, who made seven league appearances for Amakhosi during the 2016/17 campaign, is said to have been released

Premier Soccer League (PSL) giants Kaizer Chiefs have reportedly parted ways with Lucky Baloyi.

This has come as a major surprise as the central midfielder had signed a two-year contract extension with the Soweto giants in February 2017.

Baloyi, who is a Chiefs academy product, deputised for Willard Katsande and George Maluleka in the Amakhosi central midfield.

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On Monday, it was reported that Amakhosi decided to offload the midfield hard-man - with the two parties agreeing on a settlement.

Nicknamed the Sheriff, returned to Chiefs prior to the 2015/16 campaign following a season-long loan stint at Moroka Swallows.

Baloyi made 70 appearances for Amakhosi in the league - netting four goals in the process.