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Pierre Webó: "Why did you say black?"

The fourth official told the referee "you have to send the black man off", referring to Istanbul's assitant coach Pierre Webó.


TV cameras picked up the dialogue in the run-up to the players abandoning the pitch in protest at racist comments from the fourth official, Sebastian Coltescu, about Istanbul Basaksehir assistant coach Pierre Webó.

Sebastian Coltescu: The black one over there. Go and check who he is. The black one over there, it's not possible to act like that.

Webó: Why did you say black? Why did you say black?

Coltescu: We speak Romanian between us.

Demba Ba, Basaksehir player: You never say ‘this white guy’, you say: ‘these guys.' So, listen to me, why when you mention a black guy do you have to say ‘this black guy?’” why the official said "this black guy."


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