Racial slur allegations suspend soccer match at major tournament in Cary
CARY, N.C. (WNCN) — The World Championship of 7v7 soccer took an unexpected turn Thursday night with an game suspension and an investigation.
According to that Tweet, the game was suspended “pending an investigation into allegations of use or intent to use a racial slur.”
TST also emphasized it has zero tolerance policy towards racial abuse, and take these allegations very seriously.
“After speaking with players and coaches from both teams, officials, and consulting audio from our production team, TST will issue the results of its investigation,” the Tweet also said.
It is unclear at this time who and from what team the alleged slurs came from.