Savona – Defeat for 3 to 0 and a fine of 50 euros with a warning. This is the decision of the sports judge against the Cengio after the match of the Second Category Plodio-Cengio last Sunday. The provision comes following the alleged racist insults denounced by Cengio against their African attacker by the goalkeeper of the Plodio.
At 33 ‘of the first half, at 0-0, the guests had twice reiterated to the referee their intention of not wanting to continue the match due to racist insults. Given the tension on the pitch, the referee had suspended the match. There are two versions of what happened.
On the one hand the coach of Cengio, Stefan Marian, who claimed to have heard the racist slurs. On the other hand, the sports director of the Plodio, Fabio Abate, who instead denied the fact. The sports judge agreed with the Plodio. “Despite the protests of the Cengio bench, the referee did not have any perception of the alleged discriminatory insult“.
The club was then given “the sporting punishment for the loss of the match with a score of 0-3 and a fine of 50 euros with a warning”. The Plodio has thus commented. “Lies have short legs and this one had them very short … just a pity that a company, until Sunday, a friend, with whom we have always had profitable collaborations, with people we deeply respected, decided to defame us “.” We accept the decision, but not let’s add more “, the Cengio executives commented.