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Airdrie’s Rico Quitongo claims he was racially abused by ‘cowardly’ Diamonds fan

By   /  September 15, 2021  /  Comments Off on Airdrie’s Rico Quitongo claims he was racially abused by ‘cowardly’ Diamonds fan

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Airdrieonians defender Rico Quitongo has claimed he was racially abused by a member of the Diamonds’ support during Saturday’s 0-0 draw with Queen’s Park.

In an emotional post on Twitter following last night’s 2-1 win over Alloa, the defender revealed the club are investigating the incident at Firhill and he says the club are giving him their full support, although he admits “you can’t always catch these idiots.”

The 22-year-old branded the fan who allegedly abused him as “cowardly” and Quitongo – the son of Jambos cult hero Jose Quitongo and whose brother Jai plays for Queen’s Park – has called for more to be done to stamp out racism.

His Twitter post read: “Can’t believe I’m actually writing this but here goes…Saturday at my…



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