An Aldershot fan was ejected from the stadium today for racial abuse.
Ebou Adams was the subject of the alleged racial abuse on Saturday afternoon as his team played Aldershot, according to Kent Online.
Adams notified referee Joe Hull of a comment that was made by an Aldershot fan in the away end at Stonebridge Road.
The referee then spoke to both managers, before stewards at the Swanscombe End ejected an Aldershot supporter during half-time.
Representatives from both clubs and Police spoke to Adams after the game.
No room for Racial abuse in the game of football or anywhere else but nevertheless, great performance from boys, well deserve 3 points! And also can’t forget the great support from the fans as usual 👊🏾Buzzing now on the Monday !! 🔴⚽️ #upthefleet
— Ebou Adams (@Ebouadams) August 25, 2018
“Ebou was racially abused.” Ebbsfleet boss Daryl McMahon confirmed the incident.
“I find it astonishing, in 2018, that people are that narrow-minded and think they can get away with it.
“I thought Gary (Waddock, the Aldershot manager) was excellent in how he responded to it.
“The chap was ejected so we’ll take it to the FA now and the police have been informed as well.”
“We had to slow him down. He was upset at the time and he had to slow himself down.
“The only way to shut them up is to perform and I thought he did in the second half.”
Aldershot manager, Waddock also offered his support and condemned the abuse.
“There was some comment made to one of their lads which wasn’t very pleasant and the player reported it to the referee.” Waddock said.
“There’s no place for it in the game and I don’t want to say any more than that.”