A group of fans of the Swedish football club AIK (AIK) in protest against the ban on wearing masks at the stadiums came into the match in a burqa. About it reports The Local.
As notes the edition, incident happened on Sunday, 2 April, when AIK played against football club “Hacken” (Häcken).
The prohibition to wear masks came into force on 1 April. Exceptions are made only for police officers who are on duty, as well as those who cover their face for religious reasons.
According to the Minister of internal Affairs of Sweden, Anders Ygeman (Anders Ygeman), it is not expected that the veil will be so fashionable among football fans. He also noted that the authorities are ready to make notes: who you can cover the face.
Be allowed to wear masks into the stadium, it was decided after a series of serious incidents. In August last year, the fan in the mask ran onto the pitch and assaulted a goalkeeper Ali Keita of the football club “östersund”.