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Levski Sofia get home ban for racist incident

Last Updated: Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 09:15

Sofia: Bulgarian champions Levski Sofia must play their next home game at a neutral ground following a racist incident among their supporters during the 2-0 loss at leaders and city rivals CSKA on Sunday.

The ban, imposed by the Bulgarian Football Union, will be served on Sunday when Levski, who were also fined 37,500 levs (USD 28,344), play surprise packages Chernomorets Burgas who are level on points with CSKA.
Levski fans unfurled racist banners during the match which was also marred by a crowd trouble.
Police said they had arrested 54 fans for violence after the "eternal derby" and six people were slightly injured.

Bureau Report

First Published: Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 09:15

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