Racist insults: Diakhaby comes out of silence and calls for sanctions against Cala

Two days after denouncing racist insults against him, Mouctar Diakhaby gave his news in a video on Tuesday. The Frenchman maintains his accusations and calls for sanctions against Cala.

Mouctar Diakhaby (24) spoke for the first time since the serious incidents that punctuated the match between Cadiz and Valencia (2-1) on Sunday. In the 29th minute of the game, the defender stopped playing before accusing Juan Cala, the opposing defender, of having targeted him with the racist insult “negro de mierda” (“black shit”). The French defender reiterates these accusations and expects sanctions from the Spanish authorities.

He posted this video on his Twitter account below a post titled “negro de mierda”. “I want to talk about what happened in Cadiz on Sunday, begins the former Lyonnais. I’m calm and I want to talk. There was an action where a player insulted me and the words are: ‘black shit’. The player told me that and it is intolerable. I cannot condone it. Everyone has seen my reaction. This cannot happen in normal life and above all in football which is a sport of respect. After that, I and my teammates decided to go back to the locker room, which was a good decision. “

Cadiz players have offered Cala’s apology

“Their players have asked one of our players to come back on the pitch if Cala apologizes, he continued. Me and my teammates said no, that things don’t work out like that. We can’t do something. thing and move on with an apology. Today I feel good but it hurt me a lot. Things like this happen in life but I hope the league will do something about it and take some penalties to have proof, to make everything clear. I want to thank FC Valence, my teammates, my coaches for the solidarity and support they have given me. All the fans too. I’m fine. “

The match between the two teams had finally resumed in the face of the risk of sanction against FC Valencia. Shocked, Diakhaby had been replaced before watching the end of the game from the stands. Cala is due to speak on Tuesday after his team’s training. Monday, he assured to be “very quiet”.

Nicolas Couet Journalist RMC Sport


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