David Hancko claims Kamara incident was blown up by media
Sparta Prague star David Hancko has stated that the boos Rangers midfielder Glen Kamara was subjected to were not racial.
The Czech side ended up beating the Gers courtesy to the 23-year-old’s goal, but the game made the headlines for all the wrong reasons after Kamara was sent off and was subjected to jeering from the crowd.
Sparta have since denied any allegations of racism, but UEFA have stated that they will be probing this incident in the coming days.
The Daily Record quoted Hancko as saying, “There were no racist undertones at the game. The club also told us that the delegate did not write anything about it in his report of the match after the game too.
“It came to our notice that Kamara was whistled after he got a red card, but any player from Rangers would have been whistled if they had got sent off too.
“I’m strongly against racism, but I think it’s been unnecessarily blown up on their part.”
This is such a blase attitude, and we’re shocked that Hancko is not being sympathetic towards the player and Rangers.
He is well aware of the incident that took place earlier this year involving Ondrej Kudela, and while this is not the same thing exactly, it still is a big deal.
We expected better from Sparta and hopefully UEFA can come to the right decision.
They have appointed an ethics and disciplinary inspector to investigate the matter and then deem the appropriate punishments.
What was even more surprising was that there were only under-14s in attendance and even they didn’t think twice before allegedly dishing out abuse towards Kamara.
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