Hibernian chiefs have condemned an "abhorrent" racist comment made towards Allan Delferrière.

The Belgian midfielder, 21, was targeted with abuse after Hibs drew 2-2 with Ross County.

Delferrière was unfortunate to score an own goal in the fixture at Easter Road.

Following the match, Delferrière was the subject of racist abuse on social media.

Hibs chiefs have blasted the comments made online and vowed to investigate the matter with any individual identified to face the "strongest possible action".

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A club statement read: "Hibernian FC is aware of the racist comment made towards Allan Delferrière on social media following our match against Ross County.

"The Club condemns this abhorrent action in the strongest possible way. Racism and any kind of discrimination have no place at Hibernian FC, in football or society as a whole.

"The Club will investigate the post alongside the social media platforms in question and if identified, the individuals in question will face the strongest possible action.

"Allan has the full support of everyone at Hibernian FC. There is no room for racism."