Fan rivalry in the Indian Super League has seen a new face in India after Mumbai City FC supporters were attacked by FC Pune City at the Balewadi stadium in Pune yesterday. A Mumbai City FC fan, on Twitter, claimed that they were attacked by sharp sticks numerous times during the match.
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Fan rivalry has gone to a whole new level in this year’s Indian Super League as booing in the stadium has become the habit for most fans. A week ago, a group of NEUFC fans
Yesterday, though, the rivalry took a whole new low as heated arguments were exchanged at the Balewadi stadium between fans of FC Pune City and Mumbai City FC. A Mumbai City FC fan took to Twitter and claimed that they were attacked by sharp sticks numerous times.
Total disgrace of Indian football by Pune fans— Hardik Patel (@frankhardik08) November 29, 2017
We Mumbai fans were attacked by broken sharp sticks numerous times. This is been happening in all ISL games.
Requirement of Away stands. @IndianFootball @IndSuperLeague @FCPuneCity @MumbaiCitySC @MumbaiCityFC @PuneCityPolice pic.twitter.com/ihyRk1idbB
Mumbai City FC CEO Indranil Das Blah also took to Twitter on the issue and said, “Fans deserve better. We will look into it. On our part, let’s be extra nice to all visiting teams. Let’s not have anyone point fingers at us. Let’s show them the Mumbai way. You guys are the best and we couldn’t have asked for better support. We love you.”
FC Pune City fan page ‘The Orange Army’ said: “The Orange Army is unaware of events that happened outside of our designated stand. Having said that, the Orange Army condemns all actions that result in physical harm to away fans. We are in strong support of separate stands for