Club Sacks Top Footballer for Being HIV Positive (Photo)
A top and talented football star has had his 3-year contract terminated by his new club after testing positive to HIV.
The young Cameroonian forward, Samuel Nlend tested positive for HIV
A top footballer has been sacked just four days after signing for Egyptian Premier League club Al Ittihad. The 21-year-old Samuel Nlend had his contract terminated by his new club after testing positive for HIV.
The information was revealed by Egyptian news outlet KingFut.com on Twitter. Nlend is a young forward from Cameroon and has been capped five times. He also scored in January’s African Cup of Nations competition before securing a summer move to Al Ittihad.
Samuel Nlend signed a three year contract with Al Ittihad on the 24th August before the heartbreaking news was made public by the club.