Three football fans were arrested ahead of a match on Monday on drug possession charges, police said.

According to the police, two Apoel fans, 23 and 30, were arrested ahead of the match in Larnaca, along with one Aek fan, who was a minor.

Police said that the three were arrested, when police and stewards at the pitch, found a small amount of drugs on them, before the start of the match.

The three were arrested and turned over to the drug squad for further investigation.