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Volume 6 No. 212
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Football Notes: AC Milan's Kevin Constant Walks Off, Protests 'Crowd Racism'

The Italian football federation "has launched an investigation" after Serie A side AC Milan defender Kevin Constant "walked off the pitch in protest at crowd racism during a pre-season match" (ESPN, 7/24). ... A week after "an emergency meeting" between Nigerian Minister of Sports Bolaji Abdullahi and Nigeria Football Federation board members, the League Management Company and Nigeria Women Football League, "doubts are being expressed about the feasibility of the measures promised by the Sports Minister, which included paying players the money they are owed and instituting a minimum wage" (INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL, 7/24).