Few weeks after facing attack from Nigerians, England fans slam Turkish referee after semifinal defeat to Croatia

July 12, 2018
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– Referee Cuneyt Cakir was accused of ‘disgraceful’ and ’embarrassing’ display during England’s 1-2 defeat by Croatia in extra time

– Cakir was also accused of not awarding a penalty during the last Group D fixture between Nigeria and Argentina

– The English fans accused the Turkish for giving free-kicks every time a Croatia player goes down

Fans of England’s Three Lions have condemned Turkish centre referee Cuneyt Cakir moments after Wednesday’s 1-2 defeat by Croatia’s Blazers in their World Cup semi-final showdown.

Most of the supporters took to social media platforms to urge world’s football governing body, FIFA to carry out a probe to what they termed a “disgrace to sport” after claiming his officiating on the night was “biased” and “embarrassing“.

Cakir was also accused of not awarding a penalty after the last Group D fixture between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and Argentina’s Albiceleste.

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