UEFA fines Porto 20,000 euros for 'racist conduct'

Updated: 04 April 2012 17:23 IST

European football's governing body UEFA on Wednesday fined FC Porto 20,000 euros ($26,344) for its supporters' "racist conduct" during a match against Manchester City.

UEFA fines Porto 20,000 euros for 'racist conduct'
©

Geneva:

European football's governing body UEFA on Wednesday fined FC Porto 20,000 euros ($26,344) for its supporters' "racist conduct" during a match against Manchester City.

"The UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body has imposed a fine of 20,000 euros on FC Porto for the racist conduct of their supporters at their UEFA Europa League round of 32 first-leg match against Manchester City FC in Porto on 16 February," it said in a statement.

City had complained that Mario Balotelli and Yaya Toure were the target of racist chants during the English side's 2-1 victory over the defending champions at Estadio do Dragao.

The UEFA decision can be appealed within three days.

Topics : Football Sevilla Benfica Sporting Braga FC Porto Radamel Falcao Garcia Zarate Liverpool Inter Milan
Related Articles
I-League: Mohun Bagan Thrash Minerva, Aizawl FC Secure Win Over Shillong Lajong
I-League: Mohun Bagan Thrash Minerva, Aizawl FC Secure Win Over Shillong Lajong
PM Narendra Modi Calls on Nation to Rally Behind 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup
PM Narendra Modi Calls on Nation to Rally Behind 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez Admits One Million Euro Tax Fraud
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez Admits One Million Euro Tax Fraud
Show Comments
Advertisement