After Al-Masry won their February match against long-standing rivals Al-Ahly 3-1, fans invaded the pitch that ended in violence said to be the worse in the history of the country.
Thousands were reported injured and about 74 people lost their lives. Also, the football authorities lost their jobs after the government dissolved the Port Said Football Association, 75 people were charged with negligence including 9 policemen for allowing the clashes to get to a point where some of the fans were using knifes to attack Al-Ahly fans and players.
Now according to state reports, fresh violence has broken out in the city of Port Said after football authorities slapped Al-Masry with a two year ban for their fans’ involvement in the violence last month.
On hearing the announcement, the fans of Al-Masry showed their displeasure by protesting on the streets of Port Said on Friday evening and even targeted government premises. The violence continued on to Saturday, with protesters blocking roads a...