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FIFA Demands Forfeit Matches When Fans are Racist


January 22, 2024

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino has called for the implementation of an automatic forfeit of games for teams whose fans commit racist abuse.

It follows recent incidents at Udinese and Sheffield Wednesday, which he described as “totally abhorrent”

Infantino said in a post on X that there should be harsher punishments, as FIFA and football shows full solidarity to victims of racism and any form of discrimination.