UEFA hands Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana 12-month doping ban


Ajax Amsterdam goalkeeper Andre Onana has been suspended for 12 months by European soccer’s governing physique UEFA for violating doping guidelines, the membership mentioned on Friday.

Traces of the banned substance Furosemide had been discovered within the Cameroon worldwide’s urine throughout an out-of-competition take a look at on Oct. 30, Ajax mentioned, resulting in a year-long ban for the participant from all soccer actions efficient from Friday.

Ajax mentioned the violation was the results of a mistake by Onana who, in keeping with the Dutch membership, unintentionally took a drugs meant for his spouse on the morning of Oct. 30.

Ajax mentioned it could enchantment the ban on the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

Onana’s doping ban is the second blow for Ajax inside a couple of days after the invention earlier this week that that they had did not register their document signing Sebastien Haller for the Europa League knockout rounds.

The 24-year previous Onana has performed 142 matches for Ajax since 2015 and has earned 15 caps for Cameroon.




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