Orlando Pirates were the one of the latest clubs to terminate a contract of a player after Thandani Ntshumayelo pleaded guilty for cocaine use. But who else has had their deals axed with immediate effect? Let’s take a look.
"Biboshky" was handed a four-year ban by the PSL after he his drug test turned out positive, and it left the Buccaneers in a position to release him of all ties to the club.
Drug abuse is often detrimental to a career, and it is rare that a club will sign someone after being out of the game for four years.
Fortunately, for the other players on this, they have been able to find teams more easily as their termination of their contracts have allowed them to sign for a club of their choice as a free agent.
This was the case for Mark Mayambela, who signed for Ajax Cape Town after he was released from SuperSport United due to disciplinary issues.
Eager to see who else has had their contracts terminated? Browse the gallery above!
Who do you think was released too soon?