Nigeria vs Iceland: Ndidi racially abused during Super Eagles win

TV broadcaster, beIN Sport, has issed an apology after one of their commentators was accused of racism during Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Iceland on Friday.

Pundit Gregory Paisley, a former Paris Saint-Germain defender, was working for the channel during the match.

When talking about Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, he said the player “should take Banania”, a chocolate drink which has connotations of colonialism and French imperialism.

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A statement from beIN read: “BeIN SPORTS regrets that some of the comments that were [broadcast] during the Nigeria-Iceland match may have been judged offensive by some of you.

“[We] apologise to all the people who felt hurt and offended.”

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