FIFA’s Club World Cup: 174 players went through anti-doping checks

first_imgAgadir – 174 players from the participating teams in the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013 underwent unannounced blood and urine tests between 1 November and 10 December with the aim of fighting doping in football.“A biological profile of each player will be established from the hematological parameters of his blood, as well as the steroid profile of his urine,” FIFA said.FIFA is aiming to continue with the new anti-doping strategy in the future, especially in the upcoming World Cup that is set to take place in Brazil next summer. “This method is set to become the standard course of action in the future in the detection of performance-enhancing substances.”FIFA added that two players per team will be similarly tested at random after each game.© Morocco World News. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, rewritten or redistributedlast_img

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