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Afcon 2023: Guinea call up ex-France youth defender Mouctar Diakhaby

Guinea have included former France youth international Mouctar Diakhaby in their 23-man squad for next month's 2023 Africa Cup Nations qualifiers against Egypt and Malawi. The 25-year-old defender, who plays in Spain, represented France from under-19 to under-21 level before switching allegiances to the country of his parents in March.
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Mouctar Diakhaby has big decisions to make over his future after finally finding his feet

Less than a year ago, Mouctar Diakhaby looked certain to leave Valencia. After joining the club for a sizable fee, the defender had struggled pretty seriously throughout his time in Spain. In his defence, he wasn’t the only one at Valencia playing below his level. According to Marca, the club made attempts to sell him last summer, without finding any real interest.
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Mykola Matviyenko & Mouctar Diakhaby among West Ham targets

Exclusive - West Ham are looking at a number of central defenders from around Europe, including Shakhtar Donetsk's Mykola Matviyenko and Valencia's Mouctar Diakhaby. The Hammers are gearing up for a maiden appearance in the Europa League group stages, having secured a superb sixth-placed Premier League finish during 2020/21. But...
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La Liga finds no evidence Juan Cala racially abused Mouctar Diakhaby

La Liga has found no evidence that Juan Cala racially abused Mouctar Diakhaby after investigating the events that led to Valencia walking off the pitch in protest. The league’s findings do not mean that the case will be closed, with the Spanish football federation also looking into the incident, but an examination of audio recordings and an analysis of the footage with the assistance of lip-reading experts did not deliver proof that the Cádiz defender referred to his opponent as a “negro de mierda”, which translates roughly as “shitty black”.
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La Liga investigation finds no proof Juan Cala racially abused Mouctar Diakhaby

La Liga have revealed they are unable to prove that Juan Cala racially abused Mouctar Diakhaby, though they insist investigations into the matter are ongoing. The alleged incident occurred during Cadiz's win over Valencia last Sunday. Cala and Diakhaby were involved in a brief exchange which clearly left the Valencia man distraught, with both him and his teammates temporarily leaving the field.
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Juan Cala: Spanish FA open proceedings against Cadiz player over alleged racist abuse of Valencia's Mouctar Diakhaby

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has opened official disciplinary proceedings against Cadiz's Juan Cala over alleged racist abuse of Valencia's Mouctar Diakhaby. The Cadiz player was accused of racially abusing Diakhaby during Sunday's La Liga fixture between the two sides, which Cala has denied. Diakhaby and Cala were involved in...
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Valencia hit back as Juan Cala denies racial abuse of Mouctar Diakhaby

Mouctar Diakhaby and Juan Cala have spoken publicly for the first time since Valencia’s players walked off the pitch in protest at racist abuse allegedly directed at the French centre-back on Sunday. In a video released on social media, Diakhaby said he was called a “negro de mierda”, which translates...
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Juan Cala: Cadiz defender denies racially abusing Valencia's Mouctar Diakhaby

Cadiz defender Juan Cala has denied he racially abused Valencia's Mouctar Diakhaby, saying he has been caught in a "media circus". Diakhaby alleges Cala directed a racial insult at him during Sunday's defeat by Cadiz, which prompted Valencia players to temporarily leave the pitch. On Tuesday, Diakhaby posted a video...
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Valencia president Anil Murthy backs Mouctar Diakhaby, calls Cala guilty after alleged racist insult

After Cadiz defender Juan Cala was accused of racially insulting Valencia defender Mouctar Diakhaby last weekend in La Liga, Valencia's president Anil Murthy sat down with CBS Sports for an exclusive interview to detail the event, the club's action following it and the support they've shown the young French defender. The club is now calling on La Liga to fully investigate, with the club even posting on Twitter saying to Cala, "We don't believe you."
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