Mexico soccer riot: Ownership forced to sell, fans banned for 1 year

Mar 9, 2022

More fallout from Saturday's fan riot at a Liga MX soccer match in Mexico between Querétaro and Atlas that officially left 26 injured has consequences for the teams fans and owners.

Liga MX president Mikel Arriola and Mexican Football Federation president Yon de Luisa announced on Tuesday that fans will be barred from Querétaro home games for one year, according to The Athletic. The ban applies to all home games at Estadio La Corregidora, including those played by Querétaro's women's and youth teams. In addition, a fan group known as "barras" will be banned from the stadium for three years.

Source: Yahoo Sports
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