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Durand Cup 2022: Bengaluru FC say one among their gamers was racially abused

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Bengaluru FC have alleged that one among their gamers was racially abused in the course of the group’s sport towards Indian Air Force within the Durand Cup soccer event right here.

The Indian Super League giants mentioned they’ve raised the difficulty with the “relevant authorities”.

The alleged incident passed off on the Kishore Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata on Tuesday.

“Bengaluru FC is aware of a racist comment made by a player from the opposition, towards one of our players, during the Durand Cup game that took place on Tuesday evening,” the previous ISL champions mentioned in a press release.

— Bengaluru FC (@bengalurufc) August 23, 2022

“We are in contact with the related authorities on this regard.

“Our message is clear — discrimination has no place anywhere. Football is for everyone.” Bengaluru FC registered their second consecutive win within the Durand Cup as they blanked Indian Air Force 4-0.

Roy Krishna (ninth min), Sunil Chhetri (twenty third min), Faisal Ali (71st min), and Siva Sakthi (93rd min) struck for The Blues because it secured a powerful win.

The objectives got here in early for Bengaluru, as Krishna opened the scoring within the ninth minute.

Skipper Chhetri quickly doubled the lead as he sneaked one previous IAF goakeeper Shibinraj following a well-directed cross from Prabir Das within the twenty third minute of the sport.

Youngster Faisal Ali made it 3-0 after he obtained an unerring cross from midfielder Suresh Wangjam.

The goalfest was accomplished by one other teen, Shiva Shakti, as he beat the IAF goalie to make it 4-0 within the third minute of the stoppage time.