Western Sydney midfielder Roly Bonevacia claims he was racially abused by Adelaide United followers throughout the Wanderers A-league draw at Coopers Stadium.
Western Sydney Wanderers midfielder Roly Bonevacia has taken to social media alleging Adelaide United followers at Coopers Stadium on Boxing Day made racist feedback.
After Wednesday’s 2-2 A-League draw the Dutchman tweeted that he had heard the slurs throughout his 86-minute stint on the sphere.
“Subsequent time hold the racist feedback to your self @AdelaideUnited followers!!” Bonevacia wrote on Twitter.
“Don’t smash the sport! #sayno.”
Subsequent time hold the racist feedback to your self @AdelaideUnited followers!! Don’t smash the sport! #sayno
— Roly Bonevacia (@RolyBonevacia) December 26, 2018
Final month a Wanderers fan was ejected from a sport for steering a racist remark in direction of Brisbane goalkeeper Jamie Younger, who’s of Sri Lankan and Scottish descent.
Adelaide United have launched a press release in response to the allegations.
“Adelaide United has been made conscious of an incident involving a spectator at Coopers Stadium and Western Sydney Wanderers FC footballer, Roly Bonevacia, on Wednesday night,” it reads.
“Adelaide United is working carefully with Western Sydney Wanderers FC and Soccer Federation Australia to achieve a whole understanding of what has occurred.
“Adelaide United condemns any type of racist or non-inclusive remarks and won’t tolerate it at its fixtures.
“Because the investigation into the matter is on-going, Adelaide United is not going to be making any additional remark right now.
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