Levski Sofia fined for display of Nazi symbols

The Bulgarian Football Union has fined Levski Sofia for club

fans displaying Nazi symbols during a domestic league match last

weekend.

The union said on Wednesday the club will be fined 19,000 euros

($24,700) because its fans displayed banners bearing swastikas

during the match against Litex in Lovech on Saturday. Levski won

2-1.

The union’s disciplinary commission called on the relevant

authorities to punish the perpetrators ”to the fullest extent of

the law – a ban on stadium access for at least two years.”

Last September, UEFA fined Levski Sofia 30,000 euros ($39,000)

for racist abuse by their fans at a Europe League match against

Bosnia’s Sarajevo.