1 Feb 2016

Phoenix terminate Sarpong

12:42 pm on 1 February 2016

The Wellington Phoenix and the Dutch-Ghanaian footballer Jeffrey Sarpong have reached a mutual decision to terminate his contract and go their separate ways.

Jeffrey Sarpong, September, 2015.

Jeffrey Sarpong, September, 2015. Photo: PHOTOSPORT

In a brief statement the Phoenix said neither the club nor the player would be making any further comment.

Sarpong, who's returning to Holland, joined the Phoenix before the start of the season in August 2015.

The 27-year-old, who's played top flight football in the Netherlands and Spain, never scored in 13 appearances for the Phoenix.

The Wellington club are now eighth on the A-League ladder after Saturday's embarrasing 3-1 loss in Christchurch to the bottom of the table Central Coast Mariners

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