Kick It Out statement on alleged HNK Rijeka incident
Kick It Out, football’s equality and inclusion organisation, has issued the following statement in regards to an alleged incident that occurred in the match between HNK Rijeka and Manchester City Elite Development Squad on 22 July:
“Kick It Out is aware of reports regarding the Manchester City Elite Development Squad walking off the field during their game against HNK Rijeka in Croatia yesterday (22 July) due to racist abuse allegedly directed at one of their players.
“We have been in communication with City and have offered them our full support and assistance on this matter. Kick It Out awaits the findings of any investigation undertaken by the Croatian Football Federation.”