A participant on Sweden’s under-21 nationwide football group has claimed he was once racially abused by means of an opponent in a Ecu Championship qualifying fit in opposition to Italy. Anthony Elanga, a striker who performs at Manchester United, mentioned he was once subjected to a racist remark in Tuesday’s fit in Monza, the Swedish football affiliation mentioned Wednesday. “We have now informed our model of what came about and feature submitted an oral report back to each the referees and the fit delegates,” mentioned Claes Eriksson, the trainer of Sweden’s under-21 group.
“Now we’re looking forward to comments during the fit document and the referee document.
“As soon as they have got arrived, we make a decision learn how to continue.
Sweden scored an equalizer in second-half stoppage time in a 1-1 draw.
“Nobody must must be uncovered to racism, it’s totally unacceptable, Eriksson mentioned. All of us stand in the back of and beef up Anthony on this.
The Italian football federation issued a remark denying that any racist incident happened, including that there was once no racism reported by means of the fit officers or the UEFA delegate.
The Italian federation mentioned TV photographs display that the group’s gamers had been urging Sweden to renew taking part in after the equalizer.
The nineteen-year-old Elanga has performed one recreation for United this season, instead in a 1-0 loss to West Ham within the English League Cup.