Rome - Ogenyi Onazi’s Serie A club Lazio has been handed a
heavy fine after the racist abuse directed at Napoli defender Kalidou
On Wednesday, Napoli beat Lazio 2-0 in the game that saw
Koulibaly, the Senegal centre-half, become subject of boos, whistles and
discriminatory songs from a section of Lazio supporters.
At the Stadio Olimpico, the atmosphere almost went out of
control, forcing referee Massimiliano Irrati to halt the game in the second
half for approximately five minutes.
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As a result, Lazio has been fined €50,000 and ordered to
shut the Curva Nord, a section of the stadium, for two games following the
racial abuse suffered by the Napoli defender.
Lazio was also fined €15,000 for chanting directed as the
visiting Napoli support.
Onazi played for all 90 minutes in the encounter.For
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