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Cardiff CEO Ken Chu joins Emiliano Salah's quest for resumption Football News



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Cardiff CEO Ken Chu puts flowers at Cardiff Stadium on Friday

Cardiff CEO Ken Chu puts flowers at Cardiff Stadium on Friday

Cardiff City joined Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona in a call to resume the search for an airplane bearing their missing striker Emiliano Sala.

Police in Guernsey said on Thursday afternoon that the demand for Sala and pilot David Ibbotson had been withdrawn, prompting calls from all football to be resumed.

Messi and Maradona have published social media reports in support of the cause of finding their compatriot Argentina before Cardiff, who signed Sala from Nantes last Friday, urged the authorities to renew the search for the missing plane and its occupants.

Argentine President Mauriceio Macri also told his foreign minister that he would send formal requests to Britain and France to continue his search efforts, according to a statement from the Prime Minister's office on Friday.

Emiliano Sala was on a flight from Nantes to Cardiff on Monday when he disappeared

Emiliano Sala was on a flight from Nantes to Cardiff on Monday when he disappeared

"We still hope that the search mission will continue and we will find Emiliano," Cardiff Ken Chu Executive Director said outside Cardiff's stadium.

"After yesterday's news that the search was terminated, I think it's right for the staff and all of us to lay some flowers and pray for his safe return.

Cardiff signed the 28-year-old Salah for a record fee to strengthen his attack and had to start a training session Tuesday.

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Romina Sala urged the authorities to continue the search for her missing brother

Romina Sala urged the authorities to continue the search for her missing brother

Messi, who writes in Instagram's story, says, "While there is still a chance, a hint of hope, we ask you to continue looking for Emiliano, sending out all your strengths and support to his family and friends." #PrayforSala.

Maradona also published in Instagram to continue the quest with the message: "Hope never dies."

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero uses social media hash #DoDejenDeBuscar – "do not stop searching".

Nantes responded with anger to the decision to officially cancel the search for Sala's missing plane.

Coach Vahid Halilhodjic said: "It's a shame to stop that, it's a duty these people have."

"It's a complete disgrace. You can not leave it that way. Stopping it is unbearable and unacceptable. Can you imagine the family?

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Nanning coach Vahid Haljidjic criticizes decision to end Salah's quest

Nanning coach Vahid Haljidjic criticizes decision to end Salah's quest

Sala's sister once again asked the saviors to continue looking for the missing plane. Romina Sala told reporters in Cardiff that she believes her brother and pilot are still alive. She also thanked the Argentine players for their support.

"It's amazing how they reacted," she said. "We want, please, do not stop with the effort, because we will find a way to restart the search and find Emiliano."

The captain of the port city captain of Guernsey David Barker admitted that Sala's family was not "satisfied" with the decision to stop actively seeking, but said he was "absolutely confident" that it could no longer be done and that the protocols for the British Coast Guard.

He said he hopes the missing couple's families will find some comfort in the incident, remaining open despite the quitting demand.


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