Good news: Cardiff City’s Sol Bamba resumes light training ahead of final chemotherapy session

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Here’s your daily dose of Friday good news – Sol Bamba has been allowed to resume light training with Cardiff City, with the defender previously having been diagnosed with cancer.

There’s a plethora of doom and gloom doing the rounds in the media at the moment, just as there has been for the past 12 months, throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

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When good news comes our way, we ought to appreciate it, which is exactly what we’re planning on doing with this BBC report relating to Cardiff City defender Sol Bamba.

As the report notes, Bamba was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a type of cancer, and has been undergoing chemotherapy as treatment.

However, the 36-year-old veteran is set to return to the game, having been given the green-light to resume training, on the basis that it is unchallenging and socially-distant.

As quoted by the BBC, Bamba sounds absolutely delighted to be back on the training pitches, and with all that he’s been through since his diagnosis, you can understand why.

“There’s still a long way to go, but it’s a very important step for me and one that I’m so happy to take”

“The last couple of months have been very difficult for me and the family so to be ahead of schedule and out there with the lads enjoying myself has been unbelievable.”

“I’m fortunate as I’ve got a lot of support from the footballing world, from my club, teammates and everyone I know in football around the world.”

Get well and stay well, Sol!

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