The Cameroon worldwide failed an out-of-competition check and can’t play soccer of any variety in the mean time, with the Dutch giants having appealed
Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana has been banned from all soccer for the subsequent yr after he was discovered to have the banned substance Furosemide in his urine pattern, however he continues to combat for his future.
The Eredivisie membership expect their enchantment shall be heard within the subsequent two months on the Courtroom of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), with the ban additionally stopping Onana from coaching with the membership.
The membership have already made public their declare that their No 1 by accident took medication prescribed for his spouse. In the meantime, the Dutch Affiliation of Skilled Footballers (VVCS) has condemned the size of the ban given to Onana as “disproportionate” and “incomprehensible”.
How is he coaching?
The 24-year-old has a personal gymnasium in his home and is coaching at dwelling along with his private coach for the reason that ban got here into impact on February 5.
That want to coach alone extends to Onana’s goalkeeping work and he has his personal private goalkeeping coach. The pair are working collectively on pitches owned by an area beginner membership in Amsterdam as they await the upcoming listening to of their try to scale back the suspension.
What has Onana mentioned?
What about his future at Ajax?
Borussia Dortmund had grow to be the most recent membership to point out an curiosity in signing Onana to exchange their present No 1, Roman Burki, earlier than information of his ban turned public.
It adopted curiosity in earlier seasons from Chelsea, Tottenham and Barcelona, who all thought of signing Ajax’s shot-stopper.
Ajax are in talks to supply Onana a brand new contract along with his present deal set to run out in June 2022. If they can not come to an settlement, they are going to be open to promoting Onana and are reportedly already attainable replacements.
What did Ajax say about Onana?
Ajax managing director and former goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar mentioned: “We explicitly surrender performance-enhancing medication, we clearly stand for a clear sport.
“This can be a horrible setback, for Andre himself however actually additionally for us as a membership. Andre is a prime goalkeeper, who has confirmed his price for Ajax for years and may be very standard with the followers.
“We had hoped for a conditional suspension or for a suspension a lot shorter than these 12 months, as a result of it was arguably not supposed to strengthen his physique and thus enhance his efficiency.”
Which tournaments will Onana miss?
Onana is banned from all soccer, which means he is not going to be accessible for Ajax’s home or European matches, together with their Europa League marketing campaign this season. They face Younger Boys within the second leg of their spherical of 16 conflict on Thursday evening.
He may also be unavailable for Cameroon till February 2022, together with the Africa Cup of Nations – ought to they qualify – which has been rescheduled to January subsequent yr. The ultimate two video games of their qualifying marketing campaign are this month, away to Cape Verde and residential to Rwanda.