UEFA fines Dinamo Tbilisi for racism

Tbilisi (Georgia), Aug 5 (IANS) The Disciplinary Committee of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has imposed a penalty of 20,000 euros on Georgia’s football powerhouse Dinamo Tbilisi.

The committee said the penalty was because several illicit banners appeared during a match against Azerbaijani FC Gabala on July 2. According to UEFA, Dinamo Tbilisi was charged for racist behaviour, field invasion by fans and displaying illicit banners, reports Xinhua.

The match was won 2-1 by Dinamo.

An incident happened after the match. There was a quarrel between Georgian and Azerbaijani fans and the former damaged the guests’ flags in the process.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here