FORMER Highlanders striker Mkhokheli Dube has been released by his US Major Soccer League (MSL) side, Chicago Fire, the club confirmed Tuesday.
Dube first hinted at his departure on his Tweeter, stating "Thanks n [sic] Goodbye Chicago, it's been great; on to the next one."
The club later confirmed the development with head coach Frank Klopas adding: “We want to thank Kheli for his time with the Chicago Fire and wish him well in his next venture.”
Dube was officially signed by Chicago Fire in January this year to provide some fire power upfront but failed to make any appearances for the side in his brief spell with the club.
The 29 year-old joined the the club from New England Revolution where he spent three years between 2008 and 2011, scoring 14 goals in 72 appearances.
Before moving to the United States, Dube played for Highlanders having come through the youth system at cross-town rivals Zimbabwe Saints.
Aftar moving to the US, he played college football before joining MSL side Michigan Bucks in 2005.
He was one of only two Zimbabweans attached to MSL sides along with fellow striker, Joseph Ngwenya, who was released by DC United at the end of last season.