Bassong reports racism
Police are investigating an alleged racist gesture made at
Sebastien Bassong during Norwich City’s win over Swansea City.
The Cameroon centre-back reported the incident to match referee
Howard Webb during Saturday’s dramatic game at the Liberty
And Norwich boss Chris Hughton now believes police are involved
after authorities at Swansea identified the individual accused of
discriminating against Bassong.
“I can only tell you what I have been made aware of, which is
that there was a gesture made to Sebastien Bassong,” Hughton told
Sky Sports in his post-match interview.
“Credit to Swansea City football club, I think they have
identified the individual and that is now in the hands of the right
Norwich in November reported to police alleged racial
discrimination against Bassong made on Twitter.
Hughton’s team won 4-3 at Swansea, where Bassong scored his
third goal in four games for his club.