Friday, 15 June 2012

Polish President Slams Hooliganism at Euro 2012

Poland’s President Bronislaw Komorowski has announced his contempt for the action of the Polish football fans. These fans have spoiled the country’s name and the celebrative atmosphere of EURO 2012 tournament. 

In the Poland and Russia football, the match ends with 1 – 1 draw that makes Russian fans ahead and came under assail by masked hooligans Tuesday. Police has forced to arrest the 184 people, 156 of the poles, 25 Russians and three foreign fans. 

"Instead of being excited about the success, which the draw against the Russian team certainly is, people are mostly talking about the scandal (over fan clashes), which tarnishes Poland's image abroad," Komorowski said in an interview with TVN24 television. "Violence, brawls, hooliganism in general, spoil the atmosphere of this wonderful event," he added.

On the other hand, the Polish leader criticized the behavior of Russian fans in Wroclaw following their team's 4-1 thrashing of the Czech Republic Friday and urged harsher penalty for football hooligans.

Russia has obtained six-point suspended points presumption for Euro 2016 qualification at the time of the Russian Football Union was fined 120,000 euro ($151,000) for crowd disturbances and with the help of pyrotechnics at Russia's opening win over the Czech Republic.

Keywords: Sports News, Current Sports News, Euro 2012, Violence in Football Match.

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