'Fat water buffalo': Adebayo Akinfenwa alleges abuse in Fleetwood match

08 July 2020 18:59
Wycombe striker says he feels ‘dehumanised’ as a black manFA aware of the allegations and will investigateThe Football Association is investigating after Adebayo Akinfenwa lodged a formal complaint alleging he was repeatedly called a “fat water buffalo” by a Fleetwood Town representative during Wycombe’s play-off on Monday and said it left him feeling dehumanised, hurt and angry. The striker was told after the game he had been referred to in that way “in a derogatory tone” and believes the alleged remark indicates the need for education about issues regarding race. Related: Adebayo Akinfenwa: ‘People said I’m too big to play football, but I kept playing’ Continue reading......read full article

Source: TheGuardian