28 Jul '11, 7am

Chelsea complains to Malaysia over Benayoun racism #malaysia

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea has formally complained to Malaysia's football federation after Israel midfielder Yossi Benayoun faced anti-Semitic abuse during a preseason friendly in the Muslim-majority nation. In last Thursday's match against a Malaysian XI, Benayoun was jeered and booed as he became the first Israeli in recent memory to play in the country, which is a staunch supporter of the Palestinians and has no diplomatic ties with Israel. "Notwithstanding most fans behaving appropriately on the night, we believe Yossi was subjected to anti-Semitic abuse by a number of supporters at the game," Chelsea said Wednesday in a statement on its website. "Such behavior is offensive, totally unacceptable and has no place in football." The Premier League club, which is now in Hong Kong, did not complain to the Football Association of Malaysia at the time. The Malaysian association's ...

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