Levski Sofia club penalised for racism

Sep 23, 2012, 08:26 IST | IANS

Bulgarian club Levski Sofia have been fined 30,000 euros ($39,000) by the UEFA for their fans' racist abuse against Serbian club FK Sarajevo at a Europa League qualifying match in July.

During a first-leg Europa League tie against FK Sarajevo, Bulgarian fans held up banners with references to people like former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic, who has been charged with genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity in 1992-95 conflict.

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