Anti-racism group reports banana at CL game
29 September 2016, 18:00
Moscow - Russian club FC Rostov is likely to face a UEFA
disciplinary case for fan racism after a banana was thrown onto the field
during a Champions League game against PSV Eindhoven.
The FARE Network, which monitors racist incidents for UEFA,
says the banana was thrown about eight minutes into Wednesday's 2-2 draw.
The banana remained on the field for at least 15 minutes.
FARE director Piara Powar says the body will send an official notification to
Non-white players, including former Brazil defender Roberto
Carlos, have been taunted with bananas during Russian league games in recent
Rostov's home city of Rostov-on-Don will host games during
the 2018 World Cup.