UEFA fines Croatia over racist fans in Turkey match

Turkey won the June 20 game at the Ernst Happel Stadium in Vienna 3-1 on penalties after a 1-1 draw following extra time.

UEFA fines Croatia over racist fans in Turkey match
Croatia's football federation has been fined for the racist behaviour of fans at the team's Euro 2008 quarter-final against Turkey, UEFA said on Saturday.

"Croatian fans were guilty of displaying a racist banner and showing racist conduct at the match," UEFA said in a statement.

Turkey won the June 20 game at the Ernst Happel Stadium in Vienna 3-1 on penalties after a 1-1 draw following extra time.

Croatia were fined nearly 12,500 euros ($19,680) and have three days after they receive the reasons for the decision to appeal, UEFA added on its website www.uefa.com.

Reuters
Last Mod: 29 Haziran 2008, 13:19
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