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.