Xola Mlambo and Zambia striker Augustine Mulenga are among the high-profile players who have been shown the exit by Orlando Pirates.
Together with the pair the likes of Tercious Malepe, Diamond Thopola, Alfred Ndengane, Meshack Maphangule, Brian Hlongwa and Thembela Sikhakhane have all been released from their contracts.
“Orlando Pirates Football Club can confirm that it has met with the following players and their respective representatives and both parties have agreed to mutually terminate,” read the statement.
“The club would like to thank all the players for their service and wish them the best in their future endeavours.”
The Buccanners finished third last season.