Standard Liège’s Moroccan international Selim Amallah accused of making racist remarks towards his Senegalese player Abdoulaye Seck.
During the match this Sunday, between Royal Antwerp and Standard Liège; the referee showed a total of three red cards and ten yellow cards.
Royal Antwerp tried to take on the Moroccan in the first half, causing a general scuffle, before being sent off from the game. Racist comments from Amallah are behind his behavior, he and his club say. The game escalated as a result of this altercation; between Morocco’s Standard international Selim Amallah and Senegalese Abdoulaye Seck. The latter accuses the Atlas Lions midfielder of having made racist remarks against him. What Amallah denies. On her Instagram page, Amallah clarified: “Racist remarks even though I am originally from Africa. I think I was educated enough that stupid words came out of my mouth, ”the player wrote.
For his part, the Moroccan denied having made such remarks in a statement to the press. I just told him to shut his mouth when I was talking to the ref, but I didn’t say anything else. There are quite a few different origins in my team, ”he said.
The meeting finally ended with a victory for Standard away (2-3). Abdoulaye Seck and his teammate Jelle Bataille were excluded, as was Damjan Pavlovic from Standard.
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