Essien dismayed by Ebola reports
13 October 2014, 12:27
Nairobi - Michael Essien has not contracted Ebola contrary to reports, the Ghanaian player has said.
Essien has been rumoured to have contracted the deadly disease on various social media sites as well as reports from Ghana based journalists.
However, he says that there is no truth to the rumours and insists that he is of good health.
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" I'm very fit and very healthy. There is no truth in the internet rumours that I have contracted Ebola. I'm well and will be training as usual. The Ebola virus is a very serious issue and people shouldn't joke about it, he said on his Instagram account.
" This is simply unprofessional and unfortunate from the people who wrote it, he added.
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