An unfortunate event occurred in the 5-3 defeat of the Levante UD Women against Alhama CF in the round of 16 of the Queen’s Cup. The player of the Colombian national team, Mayra Ramirez was the victim of racist insults by the rival fans, which in fact forced the suspension of the match by the Spanish Civil Guard to identify the offenders.
The player of the I raised, as reported in the match report, received comments such as: “Monkey Parrales, do you eat with your hands or what, animal!” The player has not ruled on what happened in the Soccer field José María Soriano Muñoz. The same did not happen with the club that rejected strongly what happened and will ensure that the authorities identify and punish those responsible:
“Levante UD conveys our deep discomfort and strongest condemnation for the racist insults suffered yesterday by our Levante UD Femenino player, Mayra Ramírez, during the Queen’s Cup match held against Alhama CF in Murcia, which have been seen reflected in the match report.
From the club we are going to carry out a rigorous monitoring of the actions that the relevant organizations are going to carry out in relation to the events described in the minutes of the match, since it cannot be allowed in any way that intolerant and xenophobic attitudes continue to occur, such as the one that sadly confronts us. occupies.
We strongly regret that this type of reprehensible behavior continues to occur and we show our full support to our player after she has had to suffer this painful behavior that should not be tolerated under any circumstances.
The Valencian team did the most difficult thing, drawing in Two occasions the score against those led by Randri and even get ahead in the second half. However, the Murcians redid themselves to force the extension and finally with two Great goals from Judith and Marina in the last moments of the second half of extra time, leave the victory in the Jose Kubala to access the next round.
Alhama CF they took the lead before the first 15 minutes were up through Raquel Pinel, who scored a great goal from medium distance. Levante UD reacted with a header from Mayra Ramirez after a corner kick to make it 1-1. But again Rachel Pinel they would take advantage of a bad defense from the visitors to score 2-1 with which the players would go to the changing rooms.
After the break, Nuria Mendoza He would also score with a header in a service from the pennant and soon, at minute 57, Alba Redondo would send the ball into the back of the net through the top corner to put Levante UD Femenino ahead for the first time on the scoreboard, 3- 2. Marina would equalize the result for the locals 20 minutes from the end and the game would go to extra time.
Already in extra time, the box granota He had opportunities, a header from Leire Baños that was caught by Noelia Gil and two one-on-ones from the goalkeeper with Alba Redondo and Calligaris that could have changed the direction of the game, but which went in favor of the goalkeeper. In the end, in two well-defined counters by Judith and Marina, Alhama CF was more forceful facing the opposing goal and took the lead with the final 5-3.