Oshimen Racially Abused Yesterday
The Nigeria and Napoli forward, Victor Osimhen and some of his African teammates were subjected to racial abuse yesterday in Fiorentina after Napoli defeat the home team.
The Nigerian forward has now released a statement urging people to ‘make them understand how disgusting’ racism is after Napoli teammates were subjected to abuse, while Fiorentina apologised for the incident.
Racist chants were aimed at Napoli's Victor Osimhen, Kalidou Koulibaly and Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa after half-time at the Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence.
Koulibaly heard a few of them shouting ‘monkey’ and after the post-match interview he gave to DAZN, he reportedly faced Fiorentina fans telling them: ‘Come here and tell me.’
Fiorentina were horrified by the incident, so Director-General Joe Barone went to personally apologise to Koulibaly and his teammates.
Nigeria International, Osimhen released a statement urging people to ‘make them understand how disgusting’ racism is after Napoli teammates were subjected to abuse, while Fiorentina apologised for the incident.
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