Flamengo striker from Peru Paolo Guerrero has said that he is confident he will receive a positive response from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), on his request that the six-month doping ban imposed on him by the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) be lifted.
"I am very confident because I am innocent and I did not do anything," Guerrero said after the away match in which Flamengo lost 2-3 to Chapecoense on the fifth day of the Brazilian football Championship, reports Efe.
"I am very confident because I believe in justice," added the Peruvian striker, who made a comeback to the field on May 6 after completing a six-month doping ban imposed by FIFA.
However, after the suspension ended on May 3, FIFA and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) called on the CAS to extend the ban on the captain and top scorer of the Peruvian national team for one more year.
After the six-month suspension the Peruvian striker returned to the field last week and scored a goal in Sunday's match against Chapecoense.
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