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The sports tribunal CAS on Thursday reduced the doping suspension of Ajax goalkeeper André Onana from twelve to nine months.

The suspension of 25-year-old Onana now ends on November 4.

Until then, the Cameroonian is not allowed to take action at both national and international level.

Two months before his suspension ends, Onana, whose contract expires in mid-2022, will be allowed to train at Ajax again.

Onana was tested positive for furosemide in October last year during a doping control.

According to Onana, the banned substance was in the diuretics of his pregnant wife, who had mistaken the goalkeeper for aspirin when he was not feeling well.

Edwin van der Sar is reasonably satisfied with the decision of the sports tribunal.

"With this ruling from the CAS, we have made a profit for three months compared to the original suspension," says the Ajax director on the site of his club, which secretly .

"But I repeat that we are convinced that Andre took this drug accidentally and certainly not to improve his performance. This is endorsed by all parties, including UEFA, as evidenced by the treatment at UEFA and the CAS. feelings about today's statement, because our goal was that he should have been allowed to participate in competitions again from this summer."