UEFA to open investigation into allegedly homophobic banner, racist chants at Hungary matches-Sports activities Information , Alenz

UEFA to open investigation into allegedly homophobic banner, racist chants at Hungary matches-Sports activities Information , Alenz

European soccer’s governing physique stated in a press release it was investigating ‘potential discriminatory incidents’ within the Puskas Area throughout Hungary’s 3-0 defeat to Portugal on Tuesday and the 1-1 draw with France on Saturday.

Euro 2020: UEFA to open investigation into allegedly homophobic banner, racist chants at Hungary matches

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Lausanne: UEFA stated Sunday it was opening an investigation into an allegedly homophobic banner and monkey noises at Hungary’s first two Euro 2020 matches in Budapest.

European soccer’s governing physique stated in a press release it was investigating “potential discriminatory incidents” within the Puskas Area throughout Hungary’s 3-0 defeat to Portugal on Tuesday and the 1-1 draw with France on Saturday.

A UEFA spokesman advised AFP the primary incident involved a banner that was the topic of a criticism from the Fare anti-discrimination community.

The second incident refers to monkey cries heard on the France sport.

The investigation comes after a UEFA supply advised AFP that it could take into account shifting the Euro 2020 semi-finals and remaining to Budapest from London if the British authorities refuses to grant VIPs exemption from COVID-19 quarantine measures.

Viktor Orban’s right-wing Hungarian authorities final week handed a legislation banning the “promotion” of homosexuality to minors.

It outlaws any academic programmes or materials during which homosexuality is talked about.

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