UEFA rejects Barcelona Esteladas’ appeal

Barcelona, Dec 24 (IANS) FC Barcelona has confirmed that UEFA has rejected its appeal against the sanctions imposed against the football club after fans raised pro-Catalan independence flags, better known as Esteladas flags, and chanted independence slogans during the side’s European Champions League game against Bayer Leverkusen on September 29 at the Camp Nou stadium.

The Barcelona official website confirmed on Wednesday that the club will appeal before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), as UEFA imposed a fine of 40,000 euros ($43,000) on the club, reports Efe.

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