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Hungary Sanctioned for Racist Behaviour of Fans Towards England Players

BoomRadioNG | September 21, 2021

European country, Hungary has been fined 200,000 Swiss franc and a ban on fans for their next two home matches by FIFA after the racist behaviour of their fans towards English players.

This was announced by FIFA in relation to the racist behaviour of numerous supporters” during the game at the Puskas Arena in Budapest, which England won 4-0.

Objects were thrown at England players during the match that was played on September the 2nd and monkey chants were aimed at England forward Raheem Sterling and unused substitute Jude Bellingham, who are both Black.

 

 

Their statement read “After analysing…..all the circumstances of the case, specifically the seriousness of the incidents (racist words and actions, throwing of objects, lighting of fireworks, blocked stairways), the (Disciplinary) Committee decided that the MLSZ would play its next two home matches in FIFA competitions without spectators, the second match being suspended for a probationary period of two years,” FIFA said in a statement.

Hungary’s next qualifier is against Albania on October 9th 2021.

Written by BoomRadioNG

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