Sunday, October 17

Chiedozie Ogbene: Nigerian-born Irish winger wants Uefa to take ‘stricter action’ against racism

The 24-year-old has called on the football authority to find a lasting solution to the issue of racial discrimination
Chiedozie Ogbene has called on Uefa to take action after the Republic of Ireland players were booed for taking a knee prior to their encounter against Hungary.

The Nigeria-born winger made his debut as a second-half substitute for the Irish team in the 0-0 draw against Hungary to become the first African-born player to feature for the European country.

Ogbene watched as the Republic of Ireland players who started the game were booed by Hungary fans and Ogbene wants the governing body Uefa to take action.

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