12 Jan Cardiff Metropolis defender Sol Bamba recognized with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
The Championship membership confirmed on Monday that the Ivory Coast worldwide has been recognized with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
A membership assertion learn: “With the shut assist of the membership’s medical team, Sol has instantly began a course of chemotherapy remedy.
“Universally admired by teammates, workers and supporters within the Welsh capital, Sol has begun his battle in usually optimistic spirits and can proceed to be an integral a part of the Bluebirds household.
“Throughout remedy, Sol will assist his teammates at matches and our youthful gamers throughout the academy, with whom he’ll proceed his teaching growth.
“All future updates on Sol’s progress shall be offered solely through official Membership channels. Whereas we request privateness for him and his household right now, messages of assist to be handed on to Sol could also be despatched to firstname.lastname@example.org. We’re all with you, Sol.”
Bamba joined Cardiff in 2016 and helped them obtain promotion to the Premier League in 2018.
The 35-year-old has additionally made 46 worldwide appearances and featured on the 2008 Olympics, 2014 World Cup and two Africa Cup of Nations tournaments.