Soccer-Cardiff defender Bamba announces he is free of cancer

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Championship - Sheffield Wednesday v Cardiff City - Hillsborough, Sheffield, Britain - December 29, 2019 Cardiff City's Sol Bamba celebrates after the game Action Images/Ed Sykes

(Reuters) - Cardiff City defender Sol Bamba has announced that he is cancer- free, just over four months after being diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

The 36-year-old Ivory Coast international underwent chemotherapy in January and came on as a substitute in Cardiff's 1-1 draw with Rotherham United on the final day of the second-tier Championship season earlier this month, his first appearance since December.

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