Bengaluru FC claim – racial remarks on their player
Bengaluru FC took up the matter with the concerned authorities
This incident happened in Durand Cup football tournament
Kolkata. Bengaluru FC has alleged that racial remarks were made to one of their players during a match against the Indian Air Force in the Durand Cup football tournament. This top team of the Indian Super League (ISL) said that it has put the matter before the concerned authorities. The alleged incident took place on Tuesday at Kishor Bharti Kridangan here.
Bengaluru FC said in a statement issued here, “Bengaluru FC is aware that a player of the opposing team made racist remarks against one of their players during the Durand Cup match here on Tuesday.” The former ISL champion team said, “We are in touch with the concerned authorities in this regard. Our message is clear there is no place for discrimination here and football is for everyone.
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Bengaluru FC defeated Indian Air Force 4–0 in this match, thus registering their second win in the Durand Cup. Roy Krishna (9th minute), Sunil Chhetri (23rd), Faisal Ali (71st), and Shiva Shakti (93rd) scored for Bengaluru.
Tags: Bengaluru FC, Football, Indian super league
FIRST PUBLISHED : August 24, 2022, 15:00 IST