Guardiola doping case reopened by Italians

Last Updated: Friday, July 31, 2009 - 17:31

Rome: Barcelona coach Josep Guardiola`s acquittal over a 2001 drugs ban has been appealed by Italy`s anti-doping prosecutor, the country`s Olympic Committee (CONI) said on Friday.
The Italian soccer federation said in May Guardiola had won his appeal with its disciplinary body against a four-month ban for failing tests for nandrolone while a Brescia player in 2001.

CONI said in a statement the anti-doping prosecutor had appealed against that decision with a hearing due on Sept. 15.

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First Published: Friday, July 31, 2009 - 17:31

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