Fenerbahce fined for fans chants about Putin at the Champions League match with Dynamo Kyiv
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) punished the Turkish Fenerbahce for chants of fans during the home match of the Champions League qualifying stage against Dynamo Kyiv. This was reported on the website of the organization.
UEFA fined the Turkish club for 50 thousand euros. In addition, he ordered Fenerbahce to close the sector, which can accommodate five thousand fans at the next European Cup match. Fans of the Istanbul club chanted the name of Russian President Vladimir Putin during the game with the Kyiv team.
Dynamo Kiev turned out to be stronger than Fenerbahce in the qualifying round. The Turkish club will continue to play in European competition in the Europa League qualification.
On July 30, Fenerbahce issued a statement regarding the behavior of the fans. The Turkish club condemned the chant but refused to be held responsible for the actions of the fans.