The Finnish Football Federation has said UEFA will not have a formal investigation into allegations of racist abuse directed at Glen Kamara.
In a statement, the Finnish FA said the Rangers midfielder did not want to file a formal complaint with UEFA after it was alleged that an unnamed Montenegrin player had targeted him with racial abuse during a Nations League match. Monday night.
UEFA confirms with Sky Sports News that no incidents of racism have been reported to the governing body in connection with the match.
A statement from the Finnish FA said: “Our team leadership and the players spoke to the UEFA-appointed referee and the match authorized their views on the incident of racism during the match. against Montenegro right after the game.
“In a similar context, the referee and the match official informed the Finnish team leadership that the matter was known and reviewed by them, which calmed the situation that had aroused strong emotions after match.
“However, in the discussions held between us and UEFA on Tuesday, it became clear that the final match representative’s report would not lead to an investigation.
“In the UEFA system, the initiation of an investigation requires confirmation by the player or the player’s own notification of the problem or confirmation of the problem by other players, officials or referees.
“Glen Kamara does not wish to make an official statement to UEFA or comment on this matter.
“Therefore, suspicion of racism does not advance to UEFA disciplinary investigation.”
In March of this year Kamara said Sky Sports News that he still suffers from racist abuse on social media after the Ondrej Kudela incident last year.
The Finland international claims he was racially abused by Kudela at the end of Rangers’ Europa League match against Slavia Prague in March 2021.
Kudela – who was handed a 10-match ban by UEFA for “racist behavior” – has always denied the allegations.