UEFA starts internal probe into racism protocol

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 Europe’ football union, UEFA, on launched an internal investigation into why match did act according to rules.

This was connection with alleged racist incidents during CSKA Moscow’ Champions match with Manchester .

UEFA on opened disciplinary proceedings against Russian club after midfielder Yaya Toure said he was racially abused by a section CSKA fans.

Toure said he informed Romanian referee Ovidiu Hategan about incidents during Wednesday’ game.

Based on UEFA protocol, referee must halt game and ask for a public announcement to stop racist behaviour.

Suspending the match for a time and ultimately abandoning are the two further steps according to UEFA anti-racism protocol.

“UEFA President Michel Platini has requested that the UEFA administration immediately conduct an internal investigation to understand why the three-step protocol established to deal with incidents a racist nature was implemented,’’ UEFA said.