Fan who used racist insults during a match banned from stadiums


Portuguese sports authorities on Monday granted a stadium ban to the fan who hurled a racist insult on Saturday against Chiquinho, Famalicão playerduring the Primeira Liga match.

In a statement, the Authority for the Prevention and Fight against Violence in Sports (APCVD) announced that the 53-year-old Farense fan will not be able to attend any sporting event while the investigation of the case lasts and, if he is found guilty. , can be expelled for a maximum of three years.

Strong steps

In addition, you can pay a fine between 1,750 and 50,000 euros. According to APCVD, if the fan does not comply with the proposal, he can be arrested for the crime of disobedience.

The incident took place on Saturday in the last part of the match of the 21st round of the Portuguese championship between Farense and Famalicão (1-1), when Chiquinho was preparing to take a corner kick and was insulted.

A few moments later, The Portuguese-Cape Verdean winger addressed the referee and pointed to the man in question.

The attacker was supported by his Famalicão teammates and his rivals and the phrase “We are in favor of football and against racism” rang out over the stadium’s loudspeakers.

Source: La Verdad


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