BREAKING NEWS: Mahatma Otoo terminates contract with Turkish side Balikesirspor

Ghana striker Mahatma Otoo has terminated his contract with Turkish Lig 1 side Balikesirspor after two illustrious years, can confirm.

Otoo who joined the Turkish side in 2017/after a short stint with Umraniyespor has called it a day with the Red and Whites.

The former Hearts of Oak striker announced the termination of his contract with the club on his Facebook wall but refused to mention the reason for his action.

“Difficult but bold decision,” he wrote.

“For the very first time in my career, I had to rely on FIFA provisions to cancel my professional contract effective 13th May 19, for obvious reasons.

“Sincerest gratitude to BALIKESIRSPOR for the opportunity they offered, and my numerous fans in Balikesir and elsewhere.

“The future belongs to those who have the strong ability to ignore distractions, and stay the course with perseverance.

“Just learned of the resignation of club President Mustafa Bahçeci. Wishing him all the best in his endeavors. Still the Don cheers,” he added.

Despite refusing to disclose the reason for the termination of his contract, checks have revealed that Otoo terminated his contract for financial reasons.

The club is believed to be facing huge financial challenges forcing the president of the club to even resign from his position.

Otoo’s contract termination will, however, be good news for other clubs in the Turkish Super Lig and Lig 1 who have been in his heels all this while.

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