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FIFA probing racist cries at Russia-France friendly

IANS  |  St. Petersburg 

World soccer governing body has started investigation into fans' racist cries at the Russia-friendly match held here on March 27.

Visting beat 3-1. A press photographer noticed racist cries of some fans towards Ousmane Dembele, a French who plays as a forward for and France, reported.

reported on Monday that made a request to the to identify the fans involved in the incident.

They will most likely be denied access to the matches of the 2018 World Cup and the Russian Championship, it added.

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 03:50 IST
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