UEFA fines AIK ?60,000 for fan violence
UEFA has fined Stockholm club AIK ?60,000 ($82,000) for fan
violence after a Europa League playoff match against Levski
AIK announced details of the fine on its website Wednesday. UEFA
had already charged AIK with ”lack of order and security” after
violence erupted outside the Rasunda Stadium on Aug. 19.
AIK hooligans attacked the Bulgarian team’s bus with rocks and
bottles after the 0-0 draw. No serious injuries were reported, but
Levski owner Todor Batkov said he and two players were hit and the
windshield of the bus was damaged.
Levski won the return leg in Bulgaria 2-1 to advance to the
group stages of the competition.
AIK was also fined euro15,000 ($20,000) for fan violence during
a July 28 Champions League qualifier against Rosenborg.