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Man arrested for trouble in last month’s cup final

Police arrested a 26-year-old man on Wednesday in connection with fan violence, which caused the temporary interruption of the Cyprus football cup final that took place in Larnaca in May.

Three other men, aged 19, 23, and 30, had been arrested during the trouble that broke out on during the May 20 fixture at the GSZ stadium.between Nicosia side APOEL and AEL of Limassol. APOEL won the game 4-2.

The trouble started after an hour of play when the Nicosia side scored their fourth goal.

AEL supporters occupying the main stand started hurling pieces of concrete broken off the terrace, flares, and plastic seats on the pitch. They also torched seats and caused other damage to the stadium.

 

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