Tirana, October 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency
FIFA has fined the Albanian Football Association with 50 thousand Swiss francs for improper conduct of Albanian fans during the match against FYROM, played on 5 September in “Loro Borici” stadium in Shkoder.
According to FIFA, Albanian fans booed and whistled when the Macedonian anthem was played, they light fireworks, used lasers and held political banners on their hands. This fine is also accompanied with a warning for Albania. If this behavior is repeated in the future, then Albania risks on playing matches without the presence of fans.
For the same behavior of Macedonian fans at the moment when the Albanian anthem was being played, FIFA has just issued a warning for the Macedonian Football Association that such behavior must not be repeated. /balkaneu.com/