Juan Cala, protagonist in the ‘March for the Saharawi People’: “Despite what happened, I will always support causes like this one”

Juan Cala, Cádiz player.

After all the controversy surrounding the alleged incident of racist insults from Juan Cala to Diakhaby, the player of the Cadiz was one of the protagonists in the presentation of a March for the Saharawi People in which they were also the former president of the Andalusian Federation, Eduardo Herrera, and the physical trainer Marcos Álvarez, as well as the Western Sahara soccer coach, Mohandi Abdelay.

“Here we have a racist who comes to defend the Saharawi people, so that later they call him ‘racist'”, Eduardo Herrera ironic in the presentation, referring to the episode with Diakhaby in which he was pointed out as guilty of calling the Valencia player “black shit”. Cala denied it at all times and gave a press conference explaining what happened.

The Cádiz player took his turn to speak during the event and wanted to emphasize the visibility that football can give to problems such as the one experienced in the Sahara, while reaffirming his involvement in this type of initiative. “Our situation in football forces us to give visibility to this type of cause. We will continue in the fight together with the Saharawi people. Despite what happened in the field, I will always support causes like this “Cala commented.

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