When French club PSG recruited youth players according to ethnic origin


Talent scouts for French club PSG were required to detail the ethnic origins of potential youth recruits as an essential criterium in the club’s selection of players in a blatant discrimination policy that lasted over several years until this spring, Mediapart can reveal. As a result, a youngster now considered to be one of France’s most promising players was disregarded by PSG on the grounds of his black skin.   

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Yann Gboho is a highly talented attacking midfielder in the France national under-18 team, but unfortunately for him, before his name will eventually become widely known for his skills as a footballer it is about to become associated with a racial discrimination scandal.