CONFEDERATION of Africa football, CAF disciplinary board has suspended Enyimba midfielder, Austin Oladapo for a period of one year with effect from July 4th 2021 for doping. CAF according to a statement said Oladapo tested positive to a banned substance in routine test carried out on him after Enyimba’s match against Pyramid football club of Egypt in the CAF Confederation Cup in May 2021.
According to CAF: The result of the player Oladapo Augustine urine test in Bottle “A” which was collected in match N °153 between Pyramids FC (Egypt) Vs Enyimba FC (Nigeria), played on 16th of May 2021 in the frame of Total CAF Confederation Cup 2020/2021 was considered positive due to the presence of a prohibited substances “Prednisolone/ Prednisone”. CAF on June 18th 2021, informed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) of the result and asked the player to indicate if he wishes to request the analysis of sample “B”.
On 22nd June, CAF received the reply of Enyimba club through NFF indicating that the player has elected not to request the analysis of the ‘B’ sample. The club had indicated that any trace of the prohibited substance might have resulted from the prescribed medication the player was on during the same period, and they have communicated the club’s doctor’s report detailing the medications that were prescribed. The player Oladapo Augustine was provisionally suspended from all football activities until a final decision is rendered by CAF Disciplinary Board. The player was represented during CAF Disciplinary Board hearing held on 14th July 2021 by the club’s physician as well as the club’s lawyer. The Board indicated to the representatives that the player never applied for a therapeutic use exemption and that he is in charge of the substances that enter his body
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