Former Kaizer Chiefs star Hendrick Ekstein has secured a move to the Azerbaijani side, joining Sabail FK.

Report, citing EbNewsDaily, says that the 29-year-old player has been on a job hunt since his abrupt departure from Sabah FC last month. The attack-minded player was linked with a return to the Premier Soccer League (PSL) after leaving Sabah but instead opted to move back to Azerbaijan.

According to, the club initially made contact while the midfielder was still with the Glamour Boys. But due to contractual obligations, the player declined.

Sabail announced the signing of Ekstein on their official Facebook page.

“Henrik Ekstein – welcome to Sabail. Welcome Pule Ekstein,” a club statement reads.