French football club Metz announced on Tuesday that it will lodge a fresh complaint against some of its own supporters after they shouted racist abuse at a match on Saturday – the latest in a series of similar incidents.
Club sources confirmed reports by witnesses that some Metz fans had shouted racist chants and performed Nazi salutes after a 2-0 defeat at Olympique Lyon on Saturday.
"We will file a complaint once we have completed our inquiry and identified the culprits",
Following that incident players, referees and coaches wore T-shirts reading "racism, never again" before every Ligue 1 match last weekend.
After the match in Lyon, some
Last Friday, a racist banner was held by some
The banner was targeted at visiting Libourne-St Seurin's Burkina Faso-born striker Boubacar Kebe, who had previously complained about racial slurs in a Ligue 2 match against Bastia last year.
League body LFP has launched disciplinary proceedings and said
Date created : 2008-02-27