Nantes: Louza’s message in the face of racist threats and insults on social networks

Targeted by death threats, hate messages and racist insults on social networks, Imran Louza reacted on Tuesday in a text. “Let us all be united,” wrote the young player of FC Nantes in particular.

“Stop racism, stop hatred”. Imran Louza has publicly reacted to the violent hate messages and racist insults he suffered after FC Nantes’ 2-1 defeat against OGC Nice in Ligue 1. The 21-year-old wrote in a message, published on Tuesday on social networks, that this type of cyberstalking “must not happen again”.

“My relatives and I are touched and extremely saddened. We cannot accept this and a procedure will be put in place. In this delicate moment, I would like to thank the players, staff, employees and the management of the club who support me A lot. FC Nantes is a big family. My family at heart “, underlines Imran Louza.

“We are all together”

“Let us all be united, because we all have a common goal: to live well together, whatever our origins and our convictions. Thank you all for your support, and I reiterate my gratitude to the FCN which brings me great comfort. We are all together! “, also declares the player, promising in passing to fight until the” last breath “to ensure the maintenance of the current 19th in the championship.

By supporting its attacking midfielder, FC Nantes has let it be known that it is working with the Professional Football League (LFP) and social networks to report and try to block the authors of these messages. The National Union of Professional Footballers in France (UNFP) also reacted to denounce these “free outbursts of hatred and violence”.

Launched into the professional world in 2019, Imran Louza has played 26 league games this season. He has five goals and an assist to his credit. His contract ends in June 2024.


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