Players offer support to Koulibaly over racist abuse

Serie A By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 28/12/2018

Kalidou Koulibaly, Napoli

Players are showing support for Senegal international Kalidou Koulibaly after he was racially abused by Inter fans on Wednesday night.

The 27-year-old centre-back was sent off during Napoli's 1-0 loss to Nerazzurri at the San Siro having been shown two yellow cards in quick succession first for a foul on Matteo Politano and the second for applauding the referee for that booking.

Koulibaly was subjected to vile chants throughout last night’s match, with the Partenopei coach Carlo Ancelotti asked the officials to suspend the game during the match, but to no avail.

Dries Mertens, Mauro Icardi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Kwadwo Asamoah, Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah. Maro Balotelli and Simeon Nwankwo are among the players offered support to Napoli defender Koulibaly over the racially abused he receive by home fans during week 18 of the Serie A encounter.

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Let’s love each other either black or white. ❤️❤️❤️ @kkoulibaly26 #Notoracism🙏🏾

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Peace and love 🙌🏿 proud of our colors @kkoulibaly26 💪🏿❤️ #Notoracism

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Super proud of you bro @kkoulibaly26 #respect #saynotoracism

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