Women’s French Cup: Lens will file a complaint after racist insults in a match against Reims

It is “unspeakable behavior”, denounced by RC Lens. On Sunday followingnoon, racist insults erupted during the round of 16 of the Women’s French Cup between the Sang et Or and Reims, played at the Degouve stadium in Arras (Pas-de-Calais). These words, which were aimed at the Champagne captain Magou Doucouré, were greeted with “consternation and deep indignation” by the part of the artesian club, who will go and file a complaint this Monday morning.

According to The voice of the North, the 21-year-old defender was allegedly taken to task throughout the second half by a group of individuals. Several sources tell the regional daily that racist insults were spoken in the last moments of the match, won 3-1 by the Rémoises. After the final whistle, Magou Doucouré left the lawn to go to the stands and explain himself to these people. Several of her partners intervened to calm the young woman.

The author of the remarks “has no place in a stadium”

“The club strongly condemns the racist remarks made by the individual who has already been identified. It has no place in a stadium and even less the legitimacy to claim to be a supporter of Racing, so much artesian values ​​are radically opposed to these nauseating actions, ”denounces RC Lens.

The artesian club says that the identified person would now be banned from any event organized by the club. The Stade de Reims had not reacted to this information this Monday morning.

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