CARDIFF star Sol Bamba has been identified with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma and can bear chemotherapy aged 35.
The Welsh facet introduced the unhappy information on their web site and requested followers to ship any messages of help to the membership.
Cardiff defender Sol Bamba has been identified with Non-Hodgkin lymphomaCredit score: Rex Options
A Cardiff assertion learn: “We’re saddened to tell supporters that Sol Bamba has been identified with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
“With the shut help of the Membership’s medical workforce, Sol has instantly began a course of chemotherapy remedy.
“Universally admired by teammates, workers and supporters within the Welsh capital, Sol has begun his battle in sometimes constructive spirits and can proceed to be an integral a part of the Bluebirds household.
“Throughout remedy, Sol will help his teammates at matches and our youthful gamers throughout the Academy, with whom he’ll proceed his teaching improvement.
“All future updates on Sol’s progress might be supplied solely by way of official Membership channels.
“Whereas we request privateness for him and his household at the moment, messages of help to be handed on to Sol could also be despatched to [email protected]
“We’re all with you, Sol.”
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a most cancers that impacts the lymphatic system within the physique which is a system of vessels and glands.
Followers and pundits had been fast to ship Bamba their sympathies on-line.
Sky’s Geoff Shreeves wrote: “That’s terrible information. Wishing Sol a full restoration as quickly as attainable.”
Former Cardiff participant Andy Legg wrote: “Sol I’m so shocked to listen to this information and I’m saddened by it.
“However I understand how sturdy you’re as an individual and I do know you’ll get via this battle.
“My ideas are with you at this troublesome time. You may have my quantity ring if you’ll want to discuss. Be sturdy.”
Final summer time, Bamba was robbed of his Range Rover, a Louis Vuitton bag and a Cartier watch in a £90,000 raid on his dwelling.