FIFA Chief, Gianni Infantino speaks out against violence after Trabzonspor vs Fenerbahce match

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino has expressed his displeasure with the violence that took place after Sunday’s Turkish Super Lig game between Trabzonspor and Fenerbahce....CONTINUE.THE.FULL.READING OF THE ARTICLE>>>

Infantino took to his social media to condemn such behaviour and urged authorities to hold those responsible accountable for their actions.

He emphasised the need for football players’ safety and stated that violence, both on and off the pitch, has no place in football or the broader society.

Following Fenerbahce’s 3-2 victory, a group of Trabzonspor fans invaded the field, leading to altercations between players from both teams, including Michy Batshuayi, Bright Osayi-Samuel, and Jayden Oosterwolde.

Infantino’s statement strongly condemned the actions of these fans and called for a thorough investigation.

The statement partly read: “The violence witnessed after the Turkish Süper Lig match between Trabzonspor and Fenerbahçe is absolutely unacceptable – on or off the field, it has no place in our sport or society.

“I call on the relevant authorities to ensure that this is respected at all levels and for the perpetrators of the shocking events in Trabzon to be held accountable for their actions.”

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