Salomon Kalou suspended by Hertha Berlin after breaking social distancing rule with teammate

Salomon Kalou suspended by Hertha Berlin after breaking social distancing rule with teammate

- Salomon Kalou has come under fire for taking COVID-19 precautions for granted

- The 34-year-old has been slapped with a ban for breaking social distancing rules

- Kalou later released a statement to apologize for his actions

Salomon Kalou has been slammed with a ban by Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin after breaking the social distancing rule.

German clubs have returned to training in a bid to resume the league on May 9, 2020, with several precautions taken including social distancing.

But the former Chelsea star made a live video on Facebook as he filmed himself interrupting a teammate who was conducting a test which did not go down well with the Hertha.

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"Salomon Kalou was tempted by his negative test results to greet the other players in the dressing room, sometimes with a handshake, contrary to the clear announcements made by health authorities.

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"With this video taken inside the team's dressing room, Kalou broke clear internal rules and displayed a behaviour, which is neither appropriate for this current situation, nor reflective of the code of conduct of Hertha BSC.

"The club has therefore made the decision to suspend the player in question from training and matches with immediate effect," Hertha's statement.

Kalou apologized for his actions and his statement was also on the club's official website.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that TB Joshua also known as Temitope BalogunJoshua is a Nigerian controversial pastor of the Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN).

Ghanaian footballer Gladson Awako recalls how TB Joshua was instrumental to the West African nation's triumph at the FIFA U20 World Cup in Egypt in 2009.

The Black Starlets became the first African nation to win the tournament with Nigeria coming close twice on two occasions.

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Awako claimed that the man of God was with the team in each match of tournament en route to the final and emerging victorius.

Legit.ng also reported that three Koln players have contracted COVID-19 days after all Bundesliga clubs returned to full training.

The club are not ruling out their training sessions despite sad news, but have placed all three unnamed players in a 14-day quarantine.

Koln had conducted tests on all players, coaches and backroom staff on their return to work and three players tested positive but claimed they showed no symptom.

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