German Olympic team withdraws from racism over friendship against Honduras

The German Olympic team then left the field during the Test match against Honduras Jordan Torunarica Is said to have been racially abused.

The German team’s Twitter account confirmed the news in a tweet: “The match ended 1-1 5 minutes earlier. The German players left the pitch after Jordan Torunarica was racially abused.”

The Honduran Football Association said on its Twitter page: “The match ended in the 87th minute after a German player was allegedly insulted by a member of the Honduran national team for racist insults.

Germany coach Stefan Kundz said: “When one of our players is racially abused, it is not an option to continue playing.”

The Olympic Games Preparatory Games were held behind closed doors in Wakayama, Japan.

The German Football Association confirmed that the game was played in the 30th minute, with Douglas Martinez scoring for Honduras in the 21st minute.

Felix Udugai It was a draw with Germany in the 84th minute, but Germany were out of the field shortly after.

Toronarica, 23, is a defender who plays for Hertha Berlin in the German Bundesliga. He has represented Germany in all ages from 16 to 21 years.

Germany begin their Olympic campaign against Brazil on July 22 before playing Saudi Arabia and Cote d’Ivoire in Group D.

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