Next doping case in Serie A
Joao Pedro from the Italian first division club Cagliari Calcio is convicted of doping. It’s not the first doping case in Serie A this season.
Joao Pedro from Italian Premier League football club Cagliari Calcio will be back on 11 September. February had been tested positive for a diuretic.
According to the media, the 26-year-old Brazilian has already been provisionally banned by the Anti-Doping Court of the Italian Football Association.
This is the second doping offence in Serie A this season. Fabio Lucioni, captain of Benevento Calcio, was suspended for one year in January due to doping. The 30-year-old had been tested positive for steroid clostebol in September.