Melbourne’s Heritier Lumumba retires after receiving medical advice

first_imgThe former Collingwood premiership player has been involved in an ongoing dispute with the Demons over their handling of several concussions he has suffered while at the club.”At the advice of several medical specialists, I am retiring from football. I look forward to expanding other areas of my career as I create new endeavours,” Lumumba said on Wednesday.Lumumba has played 223 AFL games with 199 coming at Collingwood and 24 at the Demons.He achieved All-Australian selection during the Magpies’ premiership year in 2010.last_img

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