Sports organizers attack and rob Corinthians fans at under-17 match

The match was paralyzed for five minutes after sports fans invaded the visiting sector to attack Corinthians


Ilha do Retiro was the scene of unfortunate scenes this Tuesday (10). During the second period between sports And CorinthiansFor the Copa do Brasil Sub-17 Championship, Members of the organized Pernambuco team invaded the visiting sector to attack and steal the jerseys of the existing Corinthians team.s.

The match was stopped for five minutes. because of violence. Corinthians had to run into midfield due to confusion.

It is worth mentioning that Game tickets are not sold out and entry is done by donating 1 kilo of food.

In addition to, There were no police on site. The Pernambuco Military Police said in a statement that it was not requested to attend by the host club or the Pernambuco Football Association. (See the end of this article).

Sports also talked about the episode. In a statement, the club presented itself to assist in the investigations and promised to follow developments in the case. Finally, the team apologized to Corinthians and the Alvenegro fans present;

Recife Sports Club regrets and strongly denies what happened On Tuesday afternoon, in Ilha do Retiro, during the confrontation between Sport and Corinthians, in effect for the round of 16 of the Brazilian Under-17 Cup, when fans of the Sao Paulo team were cowardly attacked by vandals. The sport also apologizes to the fans concerned and to Sport Club Corinthians Paulista“, Been completed.

Through sports social networks, the President of Leão da Iha, Yuri Romaoreinforced the note issued and showed solidarity with the Corinthians.

“Good afternoon. I am here to express my solidarity with the Corinthians fans who, this afternoon, were at the Ilha do Retiro stadium to watch the match between Sport and Corinthians, in the Copa do Brasil U-17, and were cowardly attacked by the vandals. This kind of situation, From violence, we strongly reject it. This cannot happen and we cannot let that happen any longer. I have already asked our legal department to activate all relevant channels and we have already made ourselves available to all police authorities so that we can provide all necessary clarifications. This can no longer happen. “We are ready for everyone,” the president said.

The match between Sport and Corinthians, for the Brazilian Under-17 Cup tournament, ended with a 1-0 victory for Leao da Ilha. With this result, Timao was eliminated from the competition after a 1-1 draw at Parque São Jorge, by the confrontation continuing.

See the full statement from the sport:

Athletic Club Recife regrets and strongly repudiates what happened on Tuesday afternoon (10), for Ilha do Retiro, during the confrontation between Sport and Corinthians, valid for the round of 16 of the 17th Brasil Sub-Copa del Rey, in front of the fans. From the Sao Paulo team were cowardly attacked by vandals.

The red and black legal vice president has already represented with the police station to crack down on sports fanaticism and will follow the developments of the case until the criminals are punished severely.

In the name of decency, the club expresses its total rejection of the facts that occurred and affirms that such behavior does not match its values ​​and history, making it available to contribute to the investigations.

The sport also apologizes to the fans concerned and to Sport Club Corinthians Paulista.

Check the official note of the Military Police of Pernambuco:

The military police reported that their presence was requested by neither the Pernambuco Football Federation nor Sport Club do Recife, with a request to maintain security for Tuesday’s match (5/10), which includes Sport x Corinthians, a valid Copa do game. Recife Brazil U-17. Without this measure, the Prime Minister would not have been present on the field, as is always the case in all official matches, only becoming aware of the turmoil and violence on the part of the alleged red and black fans via social networks.

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