FAM Bans 2 Super League Players For 2 Years After Failing Dope Test

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KUALA LUMPUR – Two M-League players representing Super League teams, namely police and Perak have been suspended for two years after failing random dope tests.

The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) in a statement today said Muhammad Shafiq Jamal from Police and Muhammad Firdaus Saiyadi from Perak were suspended from June 9, 2016 to June 8, 2018.

The punishment was handed out by the FAM Disciplinary Committee following positive urine tests after a Super League match between Police and Perak at the Hang Jebat Stadium in Melaka on May 4.

“The players tested positive during a random dope test,” said FAM in a statement.

On June 13, Deputy chairman of the Players Status Committee, Abdul Aziz Yeop Jamaluddin had revealed that two Super League players had tested positive for D-methamphetamine, a substance banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). – BERNAMA