Back to school! UEFA weigh up alterations to referee education after players walked off in Paris amid race storm involving Romanian fourth official in PSG’s clash with Istanbul Basaksehir
- The game was suspended after PSG and Istanbul Basaksehir walked off the pitch
- The players refused to return after Sebastian Coltescu’s alleged racist remark
- The incident is due to be on the agenda for upcoming UEFA referee summits
- European football’s governing body have opened an investigation into it
UEFA will consider any potential changes to their education of referees following the investigation into the race storm that overshadowed Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League tie with Istanbul Basaksehir.
Both teams walked off the pitch and refused to return after a racist remark from Romanian fourth official Sebastian Coltescu towards Basaksehir coach Pierre Webo leading to the initial game’s suspension and the remainder of the match being played out 24 hours later.
Tuesday’s incident is expected to be on the agenda in upcoming UEFA referee get-togethers next week and next month.
UEFA will consider changing their education of referees following the race storm in midweek
Sebastian Coltescu was accused of using the word ‘negru’ – Ro
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