Violent Clashes In Tirana Before The Conference League Final
Umer Jamshaid Published May 25, 2022 | 09:00 AM
Tirana, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 25th May, 2022 ) :Violent clashes broke out in Tirana on Tuesday night ahead of the Conference League final between Roma and Feyenoord, as Dutch fans attacked a local man and injured 10 police officers, authorities said.
Supporters of the Italian club also attacked authorities with sticks and stones.
Rival fans clashed in at least three locations in Tirana, as seen by an AFP reporter.
A total of 60 supporters of both teams were arrested, said the police.
Although the venue for Wednesday's final, the National Arena in Tirana, has the capacity of only 21,000 seats, it is expected that a total of around 100,000 fans of both teams will come to the Albanian capital for the game.
According to local authorities, fans will be divided into separate fan zones and will be able to watch the final on giant tv screens.