Federation opens investigation for racism against Maignan and Tomori – 20/3/2022

ROME, 20 MAR (ANSA) – Italian Football Federation (FIGC) prosecutor Giuseppe Chinè has opened an investigation into a new case of racism that occurred in Serie A matches against France goalkeeper Mike Maignan and Canadian defender Oluwafikayomi Oluwadamilola ‘Fikayo’ Tomori, who plays for Milan , this Saturday (19), in the match against Cagliari.

According to the document, the entity will investigate “racist chants that occurred during the match between Cagliari-Milan last night and what happened in the end, when the team entered the dressing room”, ANSA found out this Sunday. ).

In addition to the sports investigation, Figc has contacted the General Investigation and Special Operations Division (Digos) of the State Police and also requested images and audio recorded during the match at the Sardegna Arena in Cagliari.

On Twitter, Milan manifested itself shortly after the match resisting attacks. “Today is the day against racism, but we still have a long way to go and we have to do it all together,” he wrote on his profile.

Maignan, on the other hand, uses his Instagram account to express himself. The post featured a photo of the monkey, with a cigarette in his mouth and showing his middle finger with the message “NWA”, an acronym for Niggaz Wit Attitudes, the historic US hip hop group. (ANSA).

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