Abdul Ganiyu has parted ways with Kotoko weeks after being stripped off his captaincy.
The defender tendered in a transfer request which was granted by the club.
Ganiyu thus ends his three year stay with the Ghana Champions.
Kotoko weeks ago named Richard Boadu as the new captain for the side replacing the former Karela United and Wa All Stars centre back.
The 26-year-old did not travel with the Kotoko team for their preseason tour in Sudan.
Meanwhile Kotoko are due to return on Friday after a two weeks preseason exercise in the East African country where they engaged in three friendly matches..losing back to back to Al Hilal and also tasting defeat to Simba FC before drawing with Al Ahli Khartoum.