Kicking and punching during the football match: two African players clashed with each other in the local league of Kerala, the fans also fought
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Two African players clashed with each other at a local football tournament in Calicut, Kerala on Saturday night. Kicks and punches went between the two. After this both the teams also started fighting with each other. Seeing the teams, the fans also entered the ground and started fighting.
incident during the semi-final match
The semi-final was being played between two teams in Calicut. In this, there was a push between the players of both the teams regarding the decision of the referee. Two African players from Royal Travels Kozhikode and Super Studio Malappuram started kicking and punching each other. The match was tied at 1–1 until the fight.
Local tournament held at night
The Malabar region of Kerala is known for its love for football. Sevens football tournament is played here. In this, 7 players play in a team. Apart from Kerala, players are also brought from African countries. There is a lot of enthusiasm among the people about this tournament to be held at night. After this both the teams huddled together. After some time the situation got out of hand and the fans also came on the ground and started fighting with each other. In this situation even the police could not do anything.
Sevens football tournament is being played in Kerala since 2016. 6 teams take part in it.
Penalty on both players
Sevens Football Management has imposed a fine of five thousand on the foreign players of both the teams. The official page of the tournament gave this information on social media.
Match winner based on toss
The organizers tried to bring the situation under control by suspending the match. They decided the winner via penalty shootout. However, the presence of a large number of people on the ground also made it impossible to conduct a shootout. Due to this, Royal Travels were declared as the winner due to winning the toss.