Two goals by SSC Napoli of Italy striker, Victor Osimhen not only accounted for an away draw for his side against Leicester City of England, they also caused riots in the hosts’ community, megasportsarena.com reports.
Osimhen ensured his side romped from two goals to share the points with The Foxes in their UEFA Europa League clash on Thursday, following which ugly scenes erupted n the city centre.
Fellow-Nigerian stars, Kelechi Iheanacho got an assist for Leicester, while Wilfred Onyinyen Ndidi was sent off near the end of the pulsating encounter at King Power Stadium, after which multiple arrests were made due to chaotic scenes between fans on either side.
A report by Sky Sports added that police disclosed how eight Napoli fans and a 27-year-old man from Leicester were arrested following a street fight near the stadium, with all individuals still in custody.
A 39-year-old man from Italy was also arrested on suspicion of racially abusing a taxi driver and Leicestershire Police said the man was “dealt with by way of community resolution.”
In addition, a 36-year-old man, from Anstey, was questioned on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence, but he was subsequently released without further action.
The force added that supporters from both clubs threw objects towards one another near the end of the match.
Leicestershire Police said no further arrests were made, however enquiries into the disorder prior to full time are ongoing.