Updated:01/11/2021 21: 54h
Sol Bamba, defense of Cardiff City, a team from the English Championship, has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a type of cancer of the lymphatic system that has forced him to start chemotherapy treatment.
The 35-year-old Bamba made his last appearance on the pitch last December, in his team’s victory over Birmingham City, when he entered the field after the break.
“Admired by his teammates, coaching staff and fans of the Welsh capital, Sol started the battle with his usual positive spirit. He will continue to be an important part of the ‘bluebilrd’ family, “said Cardiff in its statement.
“During the treatment, Sol will support his colleagues and our young people from the academy, with whom he will perform coaching tasks.
Sol Bamba He was a key player for Cardiff during the promotion to the Premier of the 2017-2018 season, playing all 46 league games in a championship in which the Welsh team finished second and promoted to the league directly.