The third South African line of Stade Français Hendré Stassen has been provisionally suspended by the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) after an unannounced test carried out during the Top 14 match against Montpellier on 19 May, whose details have not been specified. "The Stade Français Paris, without prejudice to the continuation of the procedure, and pending further investigation and evolution of the procedure implemented, decided to allow Hendré Stassen to take the time to organize his defense and dispense with activity, "said Friday the release of the Paris club.
Stassen, 21, a great Parisian revelation of last season, is also currently targeted in South Africa by a police investigation for violence against a dentist at the exit of a discotheque in Pretoria, in June, then he was on vacation. The leaders of Stade Français are waiting for the investigation to be completed to take a disciplinary sanction against him.
The third line is considered the revelation of the season in the Stadist ranks, where he arrived in October in Paris from the South African province of the Bulls.