Laussane, Switzerland (AFP) – Greater than 50 nations have been punished for dangerous behaviour in current internationals, FIFA stated on Monday, although most fell far in need of the two-match fan-ban on Hungary already introduced.
An inventory of rulings by the disciplinary committee of the governing physique of world soccer included the small print of Hungary’s punishment for racism by supporters and breaches of safety together with smoke bombs and blocked staircases in matches towards England and Andorra.
Hungary have been hit with two house matches behind closed doorways, one suspended, an away match with out travelling supporters, and fines totalling 281,000 Swiss francs (266,000 euros).
Albania, Mexico, Panama additionally must play house matches behind closed doorways whereas Polish followers are banned from one away recreation.
Argentina, Chile, El Salvador, Honduras, Montenegro, Peru should all play video games with “a restricted variety of spectators”.
Argentina additionally acquired a warning as a result of their match towards Bolivia kicked off late and had been fined 30,000 Swiss francs, along with the fan ban, due to the “discriminatory behaviour” of followers when Uruguay visited.
Andorra had been amongst seven groups fined for amassing yellow playing cards after they collected six towards England.
Different punishments embrace a 2,000 Swiss-franc effective for world champions France as a result of supporters weren’t carrying masks in the course of the 1-1 house draw with Bosnia-Herzegovina in early September in Strasbourg.
Kazakhstan had been fined as a result of followers displayed a banner for Second World Conflict troopers from the Soviet Union who fought for the Nazis.
Moldova was punished as a result of a drone interrupted the nationwide anthems earlier than the match towards Austria.
Most of the different fines had been for objects being thrown or fireworks let off or different, unspecified, “order and safety” offences.
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