Colombia cracks down on football hooliganism

Bogota mayor cancels one of country's biggest football matches after three fans were killed in fighting over rivalry.

    The mayor of Bogota, Colombia's capital, has called off one of Colombia’s biggest football matches after three fans were killed in fighting before the game.

    The government has promised to implement new measures to prevent hooliganism, which has been a growing problem for many years in the country.

    Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from Bogota.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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