India football goalkeeper Subrata Paul fails dope test

first_imgIndia goalkeeper Subrata Paul has tested positive for a banned substance, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said on Tuesday.”His sample A has tested positive,” AIFF secretary Kushal Das told Reuters.National Anti-Doping Agency chief Navin Agarwal confirmed the former India captain was tested by NADA officials in March but declined to elaborate further.The 30-year-old was India’s number one choice under the bar before slipping down the pecking order, behind Norway-based Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, in recent times.Paul did not take calls when Reuters contacted him.”It’s now between him and NADA. He has to decide whether he wants his B sample tested,” Das said.”But of course if he needs guidance, the federation is always there.”last_img

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