Fifa Begins Probing of Racism Against Cameroon Players

World football’s governing body Fifa is looking into claims of discriminatory behaviour by Mexico football team fans during last Friday’s 1-0 win over Cameroon.

Reports also suggests Fifa have likewise launched separate investigation into alleged acts of racism by fans from host nation Brazil, Croatia and Russia.

Fifa in its statement said they have launched an inquiry into claims of improper conducts by Mexican fans.

Mexico Fans Faces Fifa Punishment, After Claims of racism Against Cameroon Last Fridiay.
Mexico Fans Faces Fifa Punishment, After Claims of racism Against Cameroon Last Fridiay.

They are also believed to be looking into reports of homophobic chanting by Brazil fans and ati-Semitic and racist banners displayed by supporters of Croatia and Russia teams.

According to new Fifa rules, which were enacted last year; a first racism offence by fans or players can attract a punishment of playing a game behind closed door for concerned teams. Subsequent cases or more serious offences can lead to point deduction, relegation or expulsion from competition.

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