UEFA orders Dynamo Kyiv to play 2 matches behind closed doors over racist fans
The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has ordered Dynamo Kiev to hold two UEFA matches behind close doors and pay a fine of EUR 100,000 after the racist of some fans at the UEFA Champions League match against Chelsea match last month.
"FC Dynamo Kyiv has been ordered to play their next three UEFA competition matches as host club behind closed doors. The [attendance of supporters at the] third match is suspended for a probationary period of three years. The club has also been fined EUR 100,000," UEFA said in a statement which has been posted on its website
The UEFA control and disciplinary body deemed the actions of some Dynamo fans to be racist, which violated Article 14 of the UEFA disciplinary regulations.
As reported, on October 22, the Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body of UEFA opened proceedings against FC Dynamo Kyiv due to the racist behavior of some of the club's fans who were seen to attack fans of African origin and cause other disturbances, including blocking stairways at the stadium.