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Drunk fans halt tournament

9th March 2012

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The kids
The kids' match was abandoned due to drunken Lech fans
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The latest in a series of disgraceful incidents of hooliganism at football tournaments involving children took place last Sunday in Kornik, when Lech Poznan fans forced a competition involving 7 and 8-year-old kids to be abandoned due to their drunken excesses.

“From the start they were supported by fans of Lech from Bnin. The chanting was well-organised, drums, flags and so on, and it was well-behaved. The young players were excited by the support and there’s no denying they were having a lot of fun. But it only lasted so long. As the tournament dragged on the fans, many of them who looked under age, were drinking more and more beer,” one eye-witness described the incident.

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