UEFA To Compensate 2,700 Champions League Ticket Holders

UEFA To Compensate 2,700 Champions League Ticket Holders

UEFA has set out to “compensate” 2,700 ticket holders.AFP

France’s sports minister said on Monday that UEFA, the governing body of European football, had promised to “compensate” 2,700 ticket holders who were “deprived” of the chance to watch the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid.

Saturday’s match at the Stade de France in Paris began with a 36-minute delay due to chaos over turn styles and Liverpool fans being barred from entering the stadium.

Some French riot police sprayed black pepper and threw tear gas, others tried to increase the barriers.

After the match started, many people finally managed to reach the ground but others were completely left out.


“We have called on UEFA, who have agreed with us, to identify the culprits and give them immediate compensation for the frustration they have faced,” Emily Odia Castira told a news conference. Said during the conference.

He said there were 2,700 “non-active” tickets, according to a group of people who had bought tickets and who had been “deprived” of the match.

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