Italian managers slam hatred after racist chanting, fan death
29 December, 2018, 14:57 | Author: Delia Walker
"It's the moment to say "enough" to hatred in football, "enough" to racism and any form of discrimination in the stadium".
"I apologise to Kalidou Koulibaly on my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Milan who testify to the feeling that we are brothers even in these hard times".
Anti-discrimination group Fare described the treatment of the Napoli player as "appalling" and said the punished doled out to Inter by the FIGC was not strong enough.
"It's very disappointing not to play in front of our own crowd but, if it's the price we have to pay to win this battle, we'll do it willingly".
"I could not agree more with what Ancelotti said", Gattuso told Milan TV.
We're returning to Italy, because Kev believes there might not be that much excitement when Napoli face Bologna. Next time we'll stop playing ourselves. "They'll probably make us lose the game if we walk off, but we are prepared to do it", he said. "We must be more responsible".
His manager, Carlo Ancelotti, defended his centre-back afterwards, however, insisting that the club asked for the game to be suspended three times due to the abuse aimed at Koulibaly, leading to announcements over the PA system.
"You could hear the monkey chants, yet the referee did not feel it would have been right to interrupt the game".
Fare said in a statement: "The incident last night follows a pattern in which players are abused, they report it to the referee, the referee fails to take effective action and the player is eventually sent off".
Inter, who won the game 1-0 by virtue of a 91st-minute goal from Lautaro Martinez, were then slapped with a two-game stadium ban which forced them to hold their next couple of home games behind closed doors, with a third game having "curva" section, which houses Inter Milan's "ultra" fans.
As well as the racist abuse received by Koulibaly, the match was also marred by tragedy when an Inter fan was killed after clashes between rival supporters before the game.
Koulibaly was dismissed in the 81st minute after he was first booked for a foul on Matteo Politano and was then shown a second yellow card for sarcastically applauding the referee's decision.
"FIFPro and UEFA support the Italian football authorities on any additional measure that will be taken to tackle racism in stadia for which FIFPro and UEFA have a zero-tolerance policy".
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