No more away spectators welcome at home Cambuur matches after riots around Frisian derby
Mayor Sybrand Buma of the municipality of Leeuwarden has decided not to allow away spectators at SC Cambuur’s home matches for the rest of this season due to persistent and increasing disturbances of public order around home matches.
Buma came to this decision after consultation in the triangle (Public Prosecutor, police and mayor).
The violence and disturbances after the home match against sc Heerenveen last weekend were an absolute low, reports the municipality. After that match in Leeuwarden, police arrested eight people. According to the police, the atmosphere after the game between the two soccer clubs was grim and many acts of vandalism were committed around the stadium.
Broken window and injured police horse
Supporters of both soccer clubs sought confrontation after the game won by Heerenveen. They pelted each other with stones, pieces of wood, garbage containers and pieces of concrete.
The mobile unit acted to ensure that the Heerenveen fans’ buses could leave safely. Nevertheless, a window of one of the buses shattered. A police horse was also injured.