Lee Hoos has been Queens Park Rangers chief executive since 2015

QPR chief executive Lee Hoos says allegations of racist abuse against his club’s players have been “swept under the carpet” by Uefa and Fifa.

Hoos says the Championship club is still awaiting a decision 10 weeks after their Under-18 side walked off the field during a game in Spain.

It is alleged that players from AD Nervion racially abused QPR players during the friendly on 8 August.

QPR say they initially reported the incident to Fifa on 15 August.

“There were a substantial number of people within the game who warned me at the time that this issue would be swept under the carpet and I am appalled to see this appears to be the case,” Hoos said in a statement.

“I am disgusted, embarrassed and dismayed to call them our governing bodies when they are incapable of governing.”

The club said that statements were submitted to Fifa on 23 August as Uefa initially said it was outside of their jurisdiction.

Rangers say world governing body Fifa took seven weeks to confirm receipt of the club’s complaint before passing it back to European governing body Uefa on 9 October.

His comments come a day after Bulgaria were ordered to play two games behind closed doors and fined 75,000 euros (£65,000) after racist chants during a European Championship qualifier in Sofia on 14 October.

“Uefa have dealt with this one issue of blatant racism but both Fifa and Uefa seem to treat complaints about racism like a complaint about a broken seat in a stadium,” Hoos added.

“I am left confused, frustrated and incredibly angry that more than 10 weeks after we lodged our complaint of racism, we are still awaiting a decision.

“Incredibly, despite the seriousness of this issue, it took seven weeks and the personal intervention of Greg Clarke – the chairman of the FA and vice-chairman of Fifa – to get a response from Fifa.”

The BBC has approached both Uefa and Fifa for a response to the claims.

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