Chima Monekpower forward BAXI Manresadenounced Racist comments by nacho lovetcenter of MoraBanc Andorraduring the game that measured their respective teams last Saturday at the New Congost and that ended with a clear local victory by 94-60.
Both players had friction throughout the crash, coming to face defiantly at some point. At the end of the meeting, Moneke used social networks to denounce her. “Garbage language is fine, but racist comments i will never let go. Nacho Llovet, do you have black teammates so it’s sad that you think that way”, wrote the star of the Manresa team. And his coach, Peter Martinezassured that “we all know Llovet. He has been in the League for many years and has had problems with many players”.
Later, both Llovet and Andorra They denied the serious accusations. “I’ve been in the league for 12 years and everyone who knows me knows it. I have never had a problem with anyoneneither partner nor rival. I have not said anything racist to Moneke And I’m sorry you chose this path. It is not pleasant at all to have to respond to something like that”, the player defended himself in a video uploaded to the social networks of the Principality as a whole.
The club responded to the message by coming out in defense of their player. “The tweet is totally false”he said in reference to Moneke’s message. “An inexplicable interpretation of an argument between the two. The statement is so serious and inadmissible that it forces us to answer. It’s not true and of course Nacho Llovet is not racist. And many colleagues and rivals can explain it,” it was published.
It is not the first time that the two players have seen each other in a controversy. Carles Durancoach of Joventut, accused Llovet, a green and black ex-canterano, of being a playwright. Moneke, meanwhile, faced the fans of the Inherits San Pablo Burgos, to which he came to make a comb. His own technician made his behavior ugly.
In Saturday’s game, the Manresa power forward was one of the best on his team with 13 points and five rebounds, while the Andorra center finished with seven and three, respectively.