Austrian champions Crimson Bull Salzburg has introduced that Mali’s Mohamed Camara and Sekou Koita have examined optimistic for banned substances.
The duo underwent Uefa-administered exams after they performed Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in November for Mali towards Namibia.
The membership added that Camara and Koita had examined optimistic for a substance used to deal with altitude illness and which the gamers say was administered by medical workers working for Mali’s nationwide group.
Following protocol Uefa is anticipated to launch an investigation however Camara and Koita will proceed to coach with the group as Salzburg seeks to “receive a full clarification of occasions in Mali”.
Regardless of being “very proud when our gamers are referred to as as much as their nationwide groups,” Salzburg’s common supervisor, Stephan Reiter, mentioned that he anticipated “that medical work will conform to worldwide requirements, with medical doctors who’re aware of the principles.”
Thomas Hollerer, the overall secretary of the Austrian Soccer Affiliation, added that the affiliation was in contact with “all stakeholders.”
“If Uefa takes further measures, the affiliation and the membership will likely be knowledgeable,” Hollerer mentioned.