Ukraine football team faces sanctions, assailants face charges after black fans attacked at Ukraine football match
- At least four black individuals were attacked during an Oct. 27 Champions League match between Dynamo Kyiv and Chelsea.
- The individuals–along with at least three white fans who came to their aid–were attacked in the stadium section of Dynamo’s Rodychi fan group.
- While the assailants face charges of hooliganism, UEFA has initiated disciplinary action against the team for racist behavior by fans.
“Dynamo Kiev consider calls to segregate black fans to prevent racism inside stadium” (The Telegraph)
“Dynamo Kyiv charged with racist behaviour of fans during Chelsea draw” (The Guardian)
“Attacks on Black Fans Show Tide of Fan Racism in Ukraine” (AP via ABC News)