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German third division match abandoned after racist abuse from fan

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A German third-division match between Duisburg and Osnabrueck was abandoned on Sunday after a supporter racially abused a visiting player. Referee Nicolas Winter had initially suspended the game after Osnabrueck said Aaron Opoku was insulted from the stands and the match was later abandoned. “Osnabrueck – and this is more than understandable – can no longer play, the boy is distraught, the whole team is finished, honestly we also feel like that after this inconceivable incident,” Duisburg spokesman Martin Haltermann told Magenta TV. “At the moment, we are all pretty speechless.” The spokesman …

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