Status: 05.10.2022 20:23

    After the riots in the Europa Conference League game in Nice, 1. FC Köln imposed the first stadium bans. Meanwhile, the police arrested five suspects in Cologne and the surrounding area. FC will not take action against UEFA’s punishment.

    1. FC Köln will “immediately and until further notice impose a local stadium ban on the 16 people identified by the Cologne police who were involved in the violent riots at the UEFA Conference League game in Nice”. Club homepage.

    The Central Police Information Center (ZIS) will also encourage nationwide stadium bans against these 16 people at the DFB. According to the announcement, 1. FC Köln support this approach.

    Five suspects arrested in raid

    Meanwhile, five men between the ages of 22 and 43 were arrested in a raid on Wednesday. 400 officers searched apartments in Cologne, Bergisch Gladbach, Pulheim and Hürth.

    1. FC Köln does not take action against punishment

    The association will refrain from going before the International Court of Arbitration for Sport CAS. Of the 1. FC Cologne have decided “not to appeal the decision of the UEFA Court of Appeal.”

    UEFA had fined 1. FC Köln EUR 100,000 for the riots in Nice and banned the sale of guest tickets for the two remaining away games of the preliminary round in the UEFA Conference League at FK Partizan Belgrade and 1. FC Slowacko prosecuted.