Target of threats and racist comments on social networks after Nantes’ defeat against Nice (1-2) on Sunday on the 31st day of Ligue 1, Imran Louza saw his club support him in a press release.
Beaten at home by OGC Nice this weekend (1-2), FC Nantes is going through a difficult period. 19th in the standings at the end of this 31st day, the Canaries are in serious danger and are fighting for maintenance.
In a delicate moment, several supporters and Internet users decided to attack the players directly on social networks. Nantes midfielder Imran Louza was the victim of threats and racist comments after the disappointment of this weekend.
FC Nantes provides support
In a statement released on Tuesday, FC Nantes wished to lend its support to the mid-21-year-old, strongly condemning the remarks that were made with regard to the player: “The entire club is deeply shocked by the threats and the racist insults of which Imran has been the victim. This is not the first time that members of the club have received such attacks, which we strongly condemn. We will not relax our efforts to stop this. “
The Nantes club recalled that the club’s sporting situation could not justify such remarks: “Although the club’s sporting situation is not what we all hope for, such hate speech has no place or on a football pitch , nor outside. In these difficult times, we extend our support and affection to Imran and his family. “