Olimpia fans fight each other during Sol de America game

Fans of Paraguayan Olimpia fought amongst themselves in the stands during their home game against Sol de America on Sunday (8th October).

The referee was forced to stop play in the 8th minute when Olimpia fans in the southern side of the Rio Parapiti stadium started fighting amongst themselves – using sticks and other objects as makeshift weapons.

The game was eventually abandoned and police were forced to step in.

At least six Olimpia fans were taken to hospital with serious injuries after the battles.

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