Fan Who Abused Chukwueze Get 3-Year Ban

A Real Club Desportivo Mallorca fan has been hit with a 3-year ban for racially abusing Villarreal CF winger Samuel Chukwueze NPFL Updates reports.

In a La Liga fixture between Villarreal CF and RCD Mallorca last February, a fan was spotted constantly abusing Chukwueze.

Chukwueze was instrumental for the yellow submarines on February 18, when they visited the Mallorca Estadio in Palma Dr Mallorca. He scored an equalizer in the 59th minute, however, the former UEFA Europa League champions fell to a 4-2 loss.

Chukwueze racially abused by RCD Mallorca fan

Coincidentally, the same fan who abused Chukwueze, was pictured abusing Brazilian forward Vinicius last April.

Real Madrid in April last year, lost an away fixture to Mallorca. The fan was captured calling Vinicius a “monkey”.

Reacting to the awful behaviour of the fan, the RCD Mallorca Ethics Committee, resolved and withdrew the Fan’s subscription card for three years.

According to the committee, the club excluded itself from any xenophobic manifestations.

The ban would serve as a wake-up call for those who may want to go the part of racism.

The national police have also take up the case and a court date for prosecution is scheduled for April 4, 2023.

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Black players in Europe on several occasions suffer racial abuse from fans(both home and opponent).

The most recent abuse was against Real Madrid forward Vinicius Jr. The winger was abused by Barcelona fans during the El Classico fixture last weekend. Barca fans are heard chanting ‘Vinicius die’.

The LaLiga disciplinary committee are yet to make an official statement about the case at the time of the report.

Chukwueze is currently with the Super Eagles squad in their Abuja camp.

The national team will go head-to-head with Guinea-Bissau on Friday in an AFCON qualifier fixture.

The 22-year-old is expected to partner with Victor Osimhen in the Super Eagles attacking department. The Super Eagles plan to get back to winning ways after a humiliating 4-0 thrashing by Portugal last November.

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