Odisha FC and Cole Alexander have determined to mutually half methods. Both events reached an settlement over an undisclosed launch payment, enabling Cole and the Club to set off a mutual termination of the contract. The 32-year-old South African had signed for the Bhubaneswar-based aspect forward of the earlier season of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL). He had an amazing ISL season, scoring three high-quality targets over the course of an industrious private marketing campaign earmarked by his work charge and want, and was additionally one of many rotational captains for the Club.
Born in Cape Town, Alexander performed youth soccer at Hellenic FC and Ajax Cape Town earlier than making his senior skilled debut for the latter. A high-energy mid-fielder, Alexander has additionally represented varied different South African golf equipment reminiscent of Vasco Da Gama, Chippa United, Polokwane City and SuperSport United.
The 31-year-old South African nationwide group member was one of many excellent performers for Bidvest Wits within the South African Premier League within the season earlier than coming to India.
In an emotional message for the Club and the followers, Cole Alexander expressed, “I wish to thank everybody at Odisha FC for the chance. Thanks to all my teammates, it was a privilege to be with the aspect and play with you guys. It was a pleasure being in India experiencing completely different cultures. This was a troublesome choice to make however that is for my household in order that I might be with them.”
“But, I’ll proceed supporting Odisha FC from the place I’m in South Africa. I’ll all the time have a particular place in my coronary heart for the Club and all of the followers of Odisha FC. I hope at some point we are able to get to work collectively once more. It was such a pleasure to be at Odisha FC. Thank you for every thing,” he concluded.
Club President Mr. Raj Athwal commented, “On behalf of Odisha Football Club, I wish to thank Cole for his contributions final season. A preferred determine amongst the gamers, workers and supporters we want him and his household all one of the best and hope to at some point see him again in an Odisha jersey.”