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LaLiga finds no evidence after investigating Cala’s alleged racist insult to Diakhaby

MADRID – LaLiga announced this Friday that it did not find “in any of the available media” any evidence that the Cádiz player Juan Cala insulted the Valencia player Mouctar Diakhaby in the terms of racism denounced in the last day’s match played last year. Sunday.

“After the analysis of the elements, it is concluded that no evidence has been found in any of the supports available in LaLiga that the player Juan Torres Ruiz (Juan Cala) insulted Mouctar Diakhaby in the terms denounced,” he said in a statement .

In this he explained that “specifically, the audiovisual and digital files available have been examined, the audios of the meeting, the images broadcast and what was disseminated on the different social networks have been analyzed.”

He also indicated that “in order to complement the report, a specialized company has been hired, which has carried out a lip-reading analysis of the conversations and a study of the behavior of the players Juan Torres Ruiz (Juan Cala) and Mouctar Diakhaby.”

The body chaired by Javier Tebas pointed out that it has shared these reports with both Cádiz and Valencia and the corresponding authorities, “so that they form part of the files that are currently underway.”

In its note, LaLiga added that “it reiterates its condemnation against racism in all its forms and maintains its commitment to permanently fight against any type of demonstration in this regard, which has materialized in the presentation of numerous complaints of hate crimes, including as private prosecution, in previous proceedings “.

“LaLiga and all the clubs will continue to work at all levels and with all representative bodies of our sport in order to do everything necessary to protect the values ​​of equality and respect that prevail in our Spanish professional football competition.”

Two days ago, the Competition Committee of the Spanish Football Federation opened an extraordinary file for the case of the alleged racist insult of Cadista Juan Cala against the French defender of Valencia Mouctar Diakhaby.

According to the Valencian player, last Sunday, 29 minutes into the match that both teams played at the Ramón de Carranza, Cala called him a “shitty black man”, which made Javi Gracia’s team withdraw from the pitch. , although he later returned without Diakhaby to resume the match.

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