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


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


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.