It’s A Pity!!!UEFA Bans Finland Midfielder Roman Eremenko for Cocaine

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Finland midfielder Roman Eremenko has been banned for two years after he tested positive for cocaine, UEFA said Friday.

 

Traces of cocaine, which is considered a banned stimulant, were found in a sample Eremenko gave after playing for CSKA Moscow in a Champions League game against Bayer Leverkusen in September.

 

The result of that game, a 2-2 draw, will not be affected by Friday’s ruling even though Eremenko scored CSKA’s second goal.

 

 

The two-year ban is backdated to Oct. 6, the date Eremenko was provisionally suspended.

 

”The club and the player intend to appeal this decision,” CSKA said in a statement on its website. ”Further comments will be given once we receive the full text of the decision.”

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