Saudi club Al Fayha terminate Ghana defender John Boye's contract

Saudi club Al Fayha terminate Ghana defender John Boye's contract

  • The Ghanaian defender's contract has been cancelled by the Saudi Arabia Pro League outfit.
  • The 34-year-old has been struggling for playing time at Al Fayha since joining them on a free transfer last summer
  • Boye previously played for Stade Rennes, Sivasspor and defunct Turkish second-tier side Kayseri Erciyesspor

Ghanaian international John Boye has began the search for a new club after his contract with Saudi Arabia Pro League club Al Fayha was terminated.

The 34-year-old has been struggling for playing time at Al Fayha since joining them on a free transfer last summer after ending his stint at French Ligue 1 side FC Metz.

Saudi club Al Fayha terminate Ghana defender John Boye's contract
Photo of John Boye (right) in action for Al Fahya. SOURCE: Twitter/FaihaManbar
Source: Twitter

The former Heart of Lions centre back made only five appearances — 96 minutes — for Al Fayha in all competitions.

In an official statement on Monday, the club said:

"The Board of Directors of Al-Fayhaa Club, headed by Mr. Abdullah bin Ahmed Abanmi, decided to terminate the contract of the professional in the Ghanaian football first team John Boy, by mutual consent between the two parties and grant him a final financial release."

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Boye previously featured for French Ligue 1 side Stade Rennes and Turkish duo Sivasspor and Kayseri Erciyesspor.

He has made 68 appearances for Ghana's Black Stars, scoring five times.

Ghana defender John Boye leaves France to join Saudi Arabian club Al Fayha Read more:

Ghana center-back, John Boye, has joined Saudi Arabian topflight side, Al Fayha, after leaving French Ligue 1 side, FC Metz, on transfer deadline day.

The 34-year-old guardsman joins the Oranges on a year deal despite contract renewal offers from FC Metz.

Al Fayha confirmed the arrival of the Ghanaian defender on their official website, sighted by Sportsbrief.com, stating Boye will spend a season with the team.

Source: Sports Brief News