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He called a rival “monkey” and the TV recorded everything: they identify the racist fan of Granada [VIDEO]

The grenade confirmed this Wednesday that it has identified, in collaboration with the National Police, the spectator who last Monday insulted and made racist gestures to the Equatoguinean player of the Cadiz Carlos Akapo during the Andalusian derby that was played at Nuevo Los Cármenes. the box of The league explained that the fan “is not a subscriber” of the club and that “Once his identification has been carried out, this person has been urged to sign an official letter where his acts are reflected, which has been transferred to the Prosecutor’s Office.”

“Granada CF, in coordination with the CNP, has identified the spectator whose attitude reflected racist behavior in the last match that took place at the Nuevo Los Cármenes Stadium against Cádiz CF”advanced the rojiblanco club this afternoon in a statement.

The Granada club reiterated in the letter that its “Zero tolerance policy with racism and any intolerant behaviour, which in no way represents the fans or the values ​​of Granada CF”.

The events occurred when Akapo was heading to the bench after being replaced, at which time a local fan made a racist gesture at him in which he imitated the movement of a monkey, an attitude that was captured by television cameras and that the footballer recriminated the fan.

This spectator, who witnessed the clash from one of the stadium’s backs, is not a Granada CF season ticket holder, but he is an active non-professional player and measures have been taken against him by the entity in which he currently plays, a CD Santa Fe whose senior team plays in Primera Andaluza.

The board of directors of Santa Fe, which met in an extraordinary session, stated in a statement that “once it was confirmed that the events were carried out by a player” belonging to its senior team, it decided “to discharge the federation and expel the player from the club. ”, who joined his discipline “in the month of January 2022″.

In addition, LaLiga already announced on Tuesday that it will report these racist insults received by Akapo to the delegate prosecutor for hate crimes of the Granada Provincial Prosecutor’s Office in case they constitute a crime defined in article 510 of the Penal Code.

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