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Ligue 1 recreation stopped for racist abuse

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Amiens defender Prince Desir Gouano (L) Picture: AFP

The French Ligue 1 match on Friday between Dijon and Amiens has been suspended.

The sport was stopped within the 78th minute, because it was performed by Gaston-Gerard Stadium after Gouano mentioned he was defeated.

Gouano approached the viewers by coaches and officers.

"We’re within the 21st century, it’s unacceptable," Gouano instructed French station BeIn Sport.

"After all there are colours, however you're going to make it larger than you," he added.

Gouano, born in Paris, declared in March his need to symbolize Côte d'Ivoire.

"Dijon striker Benjamin Jeannot instructed BeIn Sport" I didn’t hearken to the songs, however we did have the trigger, like Blaise Matuidi at Juventus, when he needed to cease the sport, "Dijon striker Benjamin Jeannot mentioned. BeIn Sport.

"It appears regular to me that I need the sport to cease, it’s not simple to regulate, I help it deeply," he added.

The incident comes after Italian star Moise Kean was attacked by a racist in Cagliari, after she scored for Juve in Serie A earlier this month.

Latest high-profile incidents, together with monkeys geared toward England gamers throughout a Euro 2020 qualification outdoors of Montenegro, additionally highlighted the persistent issues inside soccer.

The English worldwide Raheem Sterling rejected the requests of gamers who’re targets of racial assaults to the sector, saying that profitable matches is a extra highly effective declaration to silence the abusers.

The sport ended with out objectives on either side of the world.

Learn additionally: World Cup of France


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