Vipava scared by Nova Gorica fans: lower league team closed the doors of their facility for the cup match against the former champions
Source of photo: NK Vipava
The Pivovarna Union Cup will continue on Thursday, with two other matches Vipava and Gorica. The host will be a lower league team, playing in the 3rd SNL West, so it goes without saying that the home team will not give up, even though their opponent plays in a higher league. But that’s not insignificant – the home team will play the game without the support of its fans. In fact, the match will be closed to the public.
Why? Simply: after the recent riot in the Gorica vs Tolmin match, which was interrupted by the home fans arriving on the pitch of the Novogorica stadium just before the end of the match, Vipava was afraid of a similar scene and for security reasons decided that it would be best to keep the gates of the Ob Beli stadium closed.
“Due to recent events and announced activities that pose an increased security risk, Vipava Football Club has decided to hold the match on 2. The Pivovarna Union Cup round between Fama Vipava and Gorica was played without spectators. The match will be closed to the public and only accredited persons of both clubs will be allowed to enter,“, announced the Vipava club and – clearly – caused a lot of outrage among local football fans…
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