Valencia’s clash with Cadiz in La Liga has been abandoned after the players walked off the field in solidarity with Mouctar Diakhaby after a...
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The player, who had received a racial insult, requested that his teammates return to the pitch.
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The accused Cadiz player who allegedly made the racist remark which resulted in the walk-off was Juan Cala. It was not initially evident what had occurred out on the field of play, but Diakhaby could be seen emotionally protesting to the match official before the players left the pitch.
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Mouctar Diakhaby was visibly angry after an altercation with Cadiz's Juan Cala, and ultimately left the pitch with his teammates following behind him pic.twitter.com/3XKvm5Y9dc
While the referee was not able to take action, with the audio not sufficient to be reviewed by VAR, you have to imagine there will be an inquest into what has happened today and what exactly Cala said to Diakhaby.