Buenos Aires, May 28: Argentine legend Diego Maradona has reiterated doping allegations against his country’s football federation president Julio Grondona, saying that
he allowed players to take banned substance ahead of 1994 World Cup playoff againstustralia.
“Grondona told us a week beforehand we could take the substance we wanted as there was to be no anti-doping control,” Xinhua quoted Maradona, as saying.
Grondona had earlier said that doping controls were deliberately overlooked so as to prevent Maradona fail a test.
Former Australian football officials, including defender Jorge Borelli and former midfielder Hugo Perez, have denied being party to any deal to prevent drug testing before the play-off. (ANI)