Tottenham’s Chioma Ubogagu gets nine-month ban over banned substance

England international acted without ‘significant’ fault‘I made the mistake of not being as diligent as possible’The Tottenham and England forward Chioma Ubogagu has publicly apologised after she was suspended from football for nine months for taking a banned substance.Ubogagu, 29, was found to have consumed Canrenone, a prohibited substance often used as a masking agent, as part of an anti-acne treatment. A Football Association hearing found that Ubogagu had used the substance innocently but should have checked with authorities that it was appropriate for use.

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