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“Racism against player”, the complaint after Sweden-Italy Under 21


Oct 13, 2021

Under 21, a player from Sweden would have been the subject of a racist comment by an opponent of the Italian national team. This was stated by the Swedish Football Federation who wrote on its website: “On the occasion of the qualifying match for the Swedish National Under 21 European Championship against Italy in Monza, Anthony Elanga declared after the game that he was the subject of a racist comment by of an opponent of the Italian Under 21 National Team “. “We told our version of what happened and presented an oral report to both the referees and match delegates. We are now awaiting feedback through the match report and the referee report. Once we arrive, we will decide how to proceed. The head of safety Martin Fredman was also informed of the incident, “said the U21 and the manager of the men’s national team Claes Eriksson. “Nobody should be exposed to racism, it is completely unacceptable. We all support and support Anthony in this,” added Claes Eriksson.