Malaga suspend coach over explicit video


Spanish club Malaga has suspended their head coach Victor Sanchez after an explicit video of him appeared on social media.

The video was widely shared on Twitter and WhatsApp on Tuesday and features Sanchez exposing his private part to the camera while wearing a Malaga training shirt.

The 43-year-old former Spain international wrote on his Twitter account that he had been the victim of a blackmail and that the case is being investigated by the police.

“I want to report that I am being the subject of a crime against my privacy with harassment and extortion. The matter is in the hands of the police and I’m obliged to follow their instructions,” Sanchez wrote.

The club also released a statement on the matter.

“In relation to the events that have recently been discovered, and which have not as yet been verified, Malaga CF immediately suspends coach Víctor Sanchez del Amo from his duties until a full investigation is carried out” They wrote

Malaga are currently 16th in Spain’s second-tier having won just one of their past five matches.

By Ofhani Munyai

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