Germany’s olympic team walked off the pitch during a test game against Honduras after Jordan Torunarigha was allegedly racially abused.
The news was confirmed by the Germany team’s Twitter account in a tweet that read: “The game has ended 5 minutes early with the score at 1-1. The Germany players left the pitch after Jordan Torunarigha was racially abused.”
The Honduras Football Federation said on their Twitter page: “Game ended in the 87th [minute] due to abandonment because of a German player alleging a racist insult from a Honduras team member. Regarding this matter, the Honduras Football Federation states that the situation was a misunderstanding on the pitch.”
Germany coach Stefan Kuntz said: “When one of our players is racially abused, playing on is not an option.”
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Source: Complete Sports