UEFA starts internal probe into racism protocol




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By NAN

 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.