Turkish club, Trabzonspor, have defended their midfielder John Obi Mikel, who has been subjected to racist and hateful insults on social media following a heated 2-1 win against Fenerbahce on Saturday.
Trabzonspor in strong terms condemned the “ignorant people” responsible for racially abusing Mikel after their win against Fenerbahce at the weekend.
Mikel was in action from start to finish as his side earned a hard-fought 2-1 win against the Istanbul giants.
It was a heated match, with Luiz Gustavo sent off late on for dissent and Fenerbahce midfielder, Emre Belozoglu, seen arguing with a furious Mikel after the final whistle.
According to a report on Goal, Belozoglu and Mikel had to be separated by team-mates at the end of the game, having been involved in a running battle in…