Age Cheat: Lazio stand behind Joseph Minala

Since making his summer move to Lazio, There have been reports questioning the age of Cameroon international,Joseph Minala as an African Website, Senego.net claims Minala is over 41-years of age.

The Italian side, Lazio are confident his age is legitimate and can prove with his birth certificate.

“We reserve the right to take action against those responsible for the protection of the good name of the company and the footballer.”

The midfielder also issued a statement to deny he told an African website he was 41.

“I have read the alleged statements posted on the website senego.net in which it says I confessed my real age which was different to what was stated in my [official] documents.

“They are false statements that have been attributed to me by people who do not know.”