Sofia (AP) - In Bulgaria, four Bulgarian football fans have been arrested following the racist incidents in the European Championship qualifier against England.
The men are suspected of having participated in the derailments in the stadium. This was announced by the Bulgarian police as a prelude to an action to establish responsibility for the racist incidents on Monday night at the Vasil Levski Stadium in Sofia. The action should continue on Wednesday.
At the game in Sofia, England international Raheem Sterling and Tyrone Mings were attacked with monkey lutes from the stands. In addition, some spectators showed the Hitler salute.
Because of the events, the President of the Bulgarian Football Association, Borisslaw Mikhailov, resigned at the request of the Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov. Shortly thereafter, a police check for allegations of corruption began at the association headquarters in Boyana near Sofia.
Message Ministry of the Interior, in Bulgarian
Report including photos on the website of bTV
Borisov on Facebook, Bulgarian
Bulgarian Football Federation