Troyes claim South Korean striker Suk Hyun-jun suffered racist abuse in Ligue 1 clash at Marseille – which was played behind closed doors
- Troyes claim their striker Suk Hyun-jun suffered racial abuse in game at Marseille
- The Ligue 1 match was played behind closed doors at the Stade Velodrome
- But Troyes claim TV broadcaster Amazon captured slur on their microphones
Troyes’ South Korean striker Suk Hyun-jun was allegedly racially abused during theirgame against Marseille last weekend, according to his club.
The match was played behind closed doors at the Stade Velodrome but Troyes said racist slurs were aimed at Suk, without elaborating.
‘Troyes has been informed, after viewing the images of the game against Olympique de Marseille, of racist remarks aimed at their striker Suk Hyun-jun,’ the club said in a statement.
Suk Hyun-jun warms up for Troyes ahead of the clash at Marseille at the weekend
Troyes claim TV microphones from broadcaster Amazon Prime picked up the alleged slur
Troyes added that the comments were captured by the microphones of Amazon Prime who were broadcasting Sunday’s game.
‘…these remarks are simply unacceptable and come to taint a discipline, soccer, which wants to be by essence multicoloured and multicultural. The club firmly condemns any form of racism or xenophobia.
‘Troyes supports all steps taken to fight against this scourge. The club will assist and support the player in the actions he wishes to undertake.’
Marseille were not immediately available to comment.
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