Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba, on Wednesday expressed gratitude toward Istanbul Basaksehir’s assistant coach, Pierre Webo and striker, Demba Ba, for standing apart during their side’s relinquished Champions League attach with Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night.
Drogba additionally indicated appreciation to Istanbul and PSG’s players for strolling off the pitch following a supposed racial affront.
Yawanews had before detailed that the match among PSG and Istanbul was deserted after players from the two sides strolled off the pitch, charging the fourth official, Sebastian Coltescu utilized a racial slur towards Webo, before he was shipped off.
Reacting, Drogba, in a tweet via his Twitter handle, wrote, “Thank you @dembabafoot and @AchilleWebo for standing out and to the players for leaving the field#notoracisim @[email protected]@peaceandsport.”
Meanwhile, UEFA had rescheduled the Champions League game between PSG and Istanbul Basaksehir, after it was suspended on Tuesday night.
The game will be played with an alternate arrangement of match authorities on Wednesday with UEFA promising a full examination.