Racist insults against Diakhaby: "Very calm", Cala will speak on Tuesday

Juan Cala, the Cadiz defender accused of uttering racist slurs against French defender Mouctar Diakhaby, will speak on Tuesday. This Monday, he said he was “very quiet”.

Juan Cala will speak on Tuesday at a press conference. Cadiz, his club, announced it on Twitter on Monday the day after the accusations of racist insults that the defender would have held against the French player, Mouctar Diakhaby. In the 29th minute of the match between Cadiz and Valence on Sunday, the former Lyonnais stopped playing by denouncing the comments made by his opponent. The latter would have launched “negro de mierda” (black shit).

Diakhaby and his teammates then left the lawn to protest the alleged insults. They finally resumed the game 15 minutes later to avoid penalties and a green carpet loss. The Valencians explained that they were invited to return to the field by the French defender. But the latter, devastated by the insults, was replaced. Cala has given way to the break.

He spoke briefly to the Deportes Cuatro and Gol chains this Monday morning when he arrived in training. “I am very calm, I will not hide, he said. Tomorrow I will speak at a press conference. I have the impression that in this country there is no has no presumption of innocence. “

This Monday morning, Marca showed his support for Mouctar Diakhaby on the front page of his edition of the day. “You are not alone,” the newspaper wrote on the front page. José Luis Gaya, captain of Valencia, testified to the state of shock of his teammate who preferred not to return to the field because “if he played, he did not know how he could react,” said the coach , Javi Gracia.

“Above all, we went out because Diakhaby asked us to come out,” he says. ‘to death. If Diakhaby was at this point, he must have told him something. I didn’t see Cala because he went out. “

Nicolas Couet Journalist RMC Sport

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