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First doping case in Egyptian Premier League discovered

Petrojet player could be banned between two and four years after he was tested positive for doping.

The CEO of Egyptian Organization of Anti-doping, Osama Ghoneim, has stated that the organization have been taking random samples from Egyptian players in different league divisions since 2010.

“We have informed the Egyptian FA about the positive result of the Petrojet player’s sample so they can suspend him temporarily until the end of investigation,” Ghoneim told Sada El Balad channel.

“The player took food supplements which include two prohibited substances, he is allowed to request a second testing, if the result is positive the sanction will be proved on the player.”

“According to the international sanctions the player could be banned for two to four years,” he concluded.

London School for Journalism student. KingFut community manager, Saba7o Korah editorial team, Writing for Football Italia and I have featured for FourFourTwo, These Football Times and The Gentleman Ultra.

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