Paris Saint-Germain stays away from the rioters involved in the Nice battles


Paris Saint-Germain denounced, on Friday, the violence that marred a match between Nice and Cologne in the European Conference League after it emerged that fans from a banned group of Paris Saint-Germain supporters were involved in the clashes.

The start of the match on Thursday was delayed by about an hour due to battles between the fans in the stands of the Allianz Rivera Stadium.

French media reported that dozens of people were injured and that rioters from Paris Saint-Germain joined the German fans. The match ended in a 1-1 draw.

Paris Saint-Germain said in a statement that it has been deeply involved over the past 10 years in preventing violence in football and noted that the Supras Auteuil fan group was dissolved in 2010. Paris Saint-Germain said it does not recognize its members as fans of PSG and insisted that they are prohibited from Share. Entering the club’s stadium in Paris.

Paris Saint-Germain had serious problems with hooliganism from 1985 to 2010. Then the club took measures to combat the problem and radically changed its ticket policy.