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Spanish federation investigates Cala over racism allegation

Spanish federation investigates Cala over racism allegation

7/4/2021 6:26:00 PM

Spanish federation investigates Cala over racism allegation

The Spanish football federation has confirmed it has opened an investigation into Cadiz defender Juan Cala after he was accused of racially ...

SportThe Spanish football federation has confirmed it has opened an investigation into Cadiz defender Juan Cala after he was accused of racially abusing Valencia's Mouctar Diakhaby in last Sunday's La Liga match.FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Madrid v Cadiz - Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano, Madrid, Spain - October 17, 2020 Cadiz's Juan Cala during the warm up before the match REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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07 Apr 2021 11:20PMShare this contentBookmarkMADRID: The Spanish football federation has confirmed it has opened an investigation into Cadiz defender Juan Cala after he was accused of racially abusing Valencia's Mouctar Diakhaby in last Sunday's La Liga match.

The federation did not provide any more details on the investigation or say when a resolution would be announced.AdvertisementAdvertisementDiakhaby on Tuesday called for Cala to be sanctioned for making the racial slur, which the Spanish player denies making. headtopics.com

Cala, 31, said in a fiery news conference on Tuesday that he had said"leave me in peace" to Diakhaby during the 2-1 win and that the French defender had misinterpreted what was said.Valencia's players walked off the pitch and wanted to abandon the game but eventually resumed playing without Diakhaby, who asked to be substituted.

(Reporting by Richard Martin; Editing by Christian Radnedge) Read more: CNA »

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