Sports Hub looking into behaviour of football fans

Sports Hub looking into behaviour of football fans
AFF Suzuki Cup Group B match between Singapore and Myanmar at the National Stadium on 26 Nov 2014. Hariss Harun celebrating with the fans after scoring a goal. Singapore won 4-2 against Myanmar.

SPORTSHUB Pte Ltd would like to provide assurance that we take the matter raised by Mr Yusri Razali ("No way to respond to a loss"; Dec 2) very seriously.

We do not condone the behaviour displayed at the end of the AFF Suzuki Cup match between Singapore and Malaysia on Nov 29, which put the safety of spectators, players and event officials at risk.

We are looking into the matter together with our partners - the Singapore Police Force and the Football Association of Singapore - and are determining the next course of action for those who participated in this breach of security.

Application of sanctions ranging from warning notices to venue bans will be considered for anyone identified as participating in an act of hazardous behaviour.

Our primary aim is to provide a safe and respectful environment for all patrons and participants, and we will look into implementing additional security measures for future events.


This article was first published on Dec 13, 2014.
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