Skandal on match of Serbia – Azerbaijan: UEFA took flags from fans

The qualifying match of the World Championship-2022 between the teams of Serbia and Azerbaijan, who took place yesterday in Belgrade, were not allowed by the Flags of Serbia, on which Kosovo is depicted as a Serbian territory, reports with reference to Serbian media.

UEFA delegate forbade posting on the podium flags. It was outraged by some Serbian fans who left the stadium. And on the southern tribune of the stadium, where the Serbian Federation in the absence of organized fan groups invited a large number of children, before and during the match, the crurch sounded: “Kosovo – Serbian’s heart!”.

in Serbia are outraged by the decision of UEFA. The Kurir edition reminds that the European Football Union on the match Sweden – Kosovo, which took place on October 9, allowed to appear on the stands of the banner with the inscription “Kosovo – this is Albania.” And in Tirana at yesterday’s match Albania – Poland hung a reduced insulting message Serbam – FCK SRB.

De Yura Kosovo is considered a partially recognized state. It was recognized about 100 countries. At the same time, Kosovo has been a member of the International Olympic Committee, FIFA, UEFA and other sports federations for several years. More than 70 UN member countries have not recognized Kosovo. Among them are Azerbaijan, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia, Greece, Spain, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Romania, Armenia, Slovakia, etc.