September 17, 2019 / 3:04 PM / a month ago

Amsterdam police detain 100 Lille football supporters

AMSTERDAM, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Dutch police said on Tuesday they had detained around 100 supporters of French soccer club Lille OSC in Amsterdam’s city centre.

In a statement, Amsterdam police said the supporters were suspected of “disturbing public order, lighting off fireworks and violence”.

Lille are due to play Ajax Amsterdam in a Champions’ League match Tuesday evening.

Reporting by Toby Sterling; Editing by Catherine Evans

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