Rangers have banned the supporters who have been filmed chanting a racist track about Celtic star Kyogo Furuhashi.
The Scottish Premiership champions have acted swiftly in response to footage from a supporters’ bus which emerged on social media yesterday.
After instantly condemning the track concerning the Japanese ahead, Rangers have now recognized the culprits and the supporters’ membership concerned, issuing indefinite suspensions to each.
“Rangers can verify that an investigation is now full in regard to a video circulating on social media yesterday,” an announcement learn.
“The people concerned have been recognized and shall be banned indefinitely from all Rangers video games.
“Moreover, the RSC of which they have been members and travelled with to the sport, have been banned from receiving tickets for future fixtures.”
Celtic mentioned in an announcement on Sunday night: “If studies are correct then such sickening and pathetic racist behaviour directed in the direction of Kyogo Furuhashi deserves absolute condemnation.
“Sadly, quite a lot of Celtic gamers in recent times have suffered related racist abuse.
“As a membership open to all, we stand firmly in opposition to racism in all its kinds and we are going to give Kyogo our full help.
“All stakeholders should work collectively in tackling all types of bigotry.”
Furuhashi, 26, joined Celtic from Vissel Kobe earlier this summer season and is already well-liked at Parkhead with six objectives in seven video games.
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