Finnish CSKA Moscow midfielder Roman Eremenko received a two-year suspension for use of banned substances. In the body of a football player was discovered cocaine and its derivatives.
As informs a press-service UEFA, the sample was taken on 14 September in Germany after the match of the group stage of the Champions League against Bayer Leverkusen (2:2).
The cocaine included in the list of prohibited substances of the world anti-doping Agency (WADA) under class S6. The use of these substances is prohibited at the competitions.
The player was found guilty of violating the rules of the UEFA anti-doping. The disciplinary authority decided to impose on Eremenko a two-year disqualification, which will be counted from October 6, 2016. This decision may be appealed within three days of receipt of written arguments.
Recall that on 6 November the disciplinary Committee have suspended Eremenko from matches for unknown to this day reasons. Later, the suspension was extended indefinitely.
In the media leaked the rumors, only in the case Eremenko, which was treated in the strictest confidence. According to one version, player suspected of the use of snus – a ground-up moist tobacco in much the same chewing.
This season, the 29-year-old has played 12 games for CSKA, scoring four goals.