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Football: Poland facing charges of fan racism during Nations League game

PR dla Zagranicy
Alicja Baczyńska 11.09.2018 08:30
UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Poland following alleged racist shouts by Polish fans at the stadium in Bologna during last week’s Nations League match with Italy.
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Polish fans allegedly chanted racist slogans and set off flares at Stadio Renato Dall’Ara during Poland’s Friday clash with Italy, which ended in a 1-1 tie.

UEFA’s ethics committee is to hear the case on September 21, according to Football Italia.

Poland is among the first countries facing charges involving the UEFA Nations League, a new competitive football format designed to replace most international friendlies in Europe.

Disciplinary proceedings have also been opened against Ukraine and the Czech Republic over alleged crowd unrest, the Associated Press has reported.


Source: PAP, Associated Press, Football Italia

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