The 28-year-old explained his retirement from the J1 League outfit after a short time in which he scored two goals
Kenyan international Ayub Timbe has confirmed that he has divorced Vissel Kobe after only five months with the team in Japan.
The fast wing revealed on his official social media pages due to family problems and a lack of playing time, he reached a mutual agreement to separate from the J1 League outfit.
‘I wish there was a better way to say it, but keep it as simple as it can be. “Due to family reasons and a lack of playing time, the club and I had a mutual agreement to divorce,” Timbe wrote.
“I wish it would have been different, but sometimes life happens. I want to take this time to say goodbye and thank you to the club, the whole staff and the fantastic supporters of Vissel Kobe.
‘Thank you for the support and love you have given me in such a short time. It was an honor and pleasure to be part of the Kobe family. I wish you all the best and strength for the rest of the season, until then, stay safe, and we will meet again. ”
Kobe also confirmed that after a short while they parted ways with the wing over a mutual agreement and wished him strength in the future.
“We are pleased to inform you that we have decided to cancel the contract with Ayub Timbe (28) by mutual agreement,” the club said in a statement. said.
The 28-year-old joined Kobe on 19 February 2021 as a free agent, and he could only play eight games in the J1 league, where he did not score a goal but scored two goals in the league cup where he played five times.
Before Timbe joined Kobe, he divorced Beijing Renhe, and that was after playing for a six-month loan deal for Reading.
Masika joined Renhe in February 2017 and scored eight goals in his first season to win promotion to the Chinese Super League, but the following season he was relegated to the second tier to play for Heilongjiang Lava Spring.
Apart from Timbe, who has won 14 matches in the top flight for Renhe, the other Kenyans who have held the Japanese league include strikers Michael Olunga, who left a mark while playing for Kashiwa Reysol and Ismael Dunga, currently turning out at Sogan Tosu.