October 16, 2018 GMT
DC United’s Odoi-Atsem diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma
WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. United says defender Chris Odoi-Atsem has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma and is scheduled to have four months of chemotherapy.
The 23-year-old was drafted 12th overall by D.C. United in 2017 and has made a total of 10 appearances, with five starts, over the past two seasons for the MLS club.
Odoi-Atsem played college soccer at Maryland.
United announced the news about Odoi-Atsem on Tuesday.
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