Schalke apologise for racist abuse of Dortmund prodigy Moukoko after derby hat-trick
Borussia Dortmund sensation Youssoufa Moukoko confronted racist abuse from opposition followers as he scored a hat-trick in an under-19 derby towards Schalke on Sunday.
The Cameroon-born 15-year-old has been broadly tipped to maneuver into Dortmund’s first-team squad when he turns into eligible to play senior soccer on his sixteenth birthday, which is arising on November 20.
Alongside the elation of guiding his crew to a 3-2 away victory, Moukoko was additionally goaded with abuse from Schalke supporters that was condemned by the Gelsenkirchen membership.
In an announcement launched on Twitter, Schalke stated: “We will solely apologise for the behaviour of a few of our followers in direction of Youssoufa Moukoko at immediately’s U19s match.
“Derby feelings apart, we utterly condemn and oppose such insults.”
Schalke stated the membership and their fan division would “take the required measures”, including the hashtag #NoToRacism to their tweet. A crowd of 290 was in attendance at Schalke’s Parkstadion.
Dortmund sit high of the A-Juniors Bundesliga West, with Moukoko scoring the opener on Sunday in the tenth minute, earlier than spectacular strikes within the fortieth and 62nd minutes put his crew in management.
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