Hungary gets 1-match fan ban, fined for racism

LONDON, Sep 21: Hungary was ordered by FIFA on Tuesday to play its next World Cup qualifier without spectators as punishment for the latest racial abuse by its supporters when England played in Budapest.
The Hungarian federation was also fined 200,000 Swiss francs ($217,000), one of the largest financial penalties handed out to a country by the world governing body.
The team will have to play another FIFA match in an empty stadium if there are future incidents of abuse. FIFA’s disciplinary committee ruled there had been “racist behaviour of numerous supporters” during the England match this month. (AP)

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