Threatens Sancho & Co. a penalty?
The control Committee shall consider the protest actions
02. June, 2020 – 8:30 PM
"Facts and circumstances test according to "
The protests in the League against racism and police violence are examined by the control Committee of the German football Association . "In the course of the next few days", the audit Committee announced Chairman Anton Nachreiner, will you "these events accept the facts according to check."
After the death of the African-American George Floyd in the United States, Weston McKennie (Schalke 04), as well as Jadon Sancho and Achraf Hakimi (both Borussia Dortmund), with messages on the Arm and on the T-Shirt ("Justice for George" responding). Such Statements are forbidden according to the rules actually. In addition, Marcus Thuram (Borussia Mönchengladbach) demonstrated with a knee case its solidarity. Also Cologne striker Anthony Modeste reacted after his goal against RB Leipzig with a gesture.
DFB Vice President Rainer Koch tried to smooth the waters. It is the basic task of the control Committee, "to monitor compliance with the articles of incorporation and by-laws of the DFB, and to check for violations, the facts of the case ", he said to dfb.de: "If it must come in the present cases, to penalties, remains to be seen."
DFB-President Fritz Keller showed basic understanding of the actions of the players: "I have great respect for players, the attitude and show solidarity, such Mature players, I hope, to you I am proud."
Morally he could, the actions last weekend "absolutely understand. What is happening in the USA, can’t leave anyone cold ", so the basement.