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Toure dismayed by FIFA racism task force axe

London (AFP) – Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure on Tuesday expressed deep disappointment over FIFA’s decision to disband its anti-racism task force, saying it “makes no sense”. The FIFA Task Force Against Racism and Discrimination, founded in 2013, was discontinued on Sunday, with the world governing body explaining it had achieved its stated objectives. Toure was a consultant to the task force and he cited fears about the risk of racism at the 2018 World Cup in Russia as a reason for FIFA to remain vigilant.
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