Throwing solid objects on the field of play in the 78th minute by some of the fans who were on the steps of the stadium “Air Albania” led to the interruption of the match for several minutes. Such an action will not pass without sanctions from FIFA, which this Wednesday morning through an official announcement has announced that it is analyzing the episodes in the match between Albania and Poland, as well as the incidents in the meeting between England and Hungary, to get then the decision on the incidents that occurred, based on the reports of the match delegates.
“FIFA is currently analyzing the reports of the qualifying matches of the World Cup. FIFA strongly condemns the incidents in England against Hungary and Albania’s match against Poland and wants to state that its position remains firm in rejecting any form of violence, as well as any form of discrimination or abuse. “FIFA has a very clear attitude of zero tolerance against such disgusting behavior in football.”
The irritation of some of the fans after Poland’s goal could cost the Albanian Football Federation a salty fine, while, according to the regulation, there is a risk that the red and black team will play one to several closed-door matches.
At the meeting in England, the Hungarian fans clashed with the police, something that did not go unnoticed in the delegate’s report, which could cost the Hungarian federation a lot.