NYON: European federation UEFA has fined Dinamo Zagreb E25,000 for racist chanting by their supporters during a Champions League qualifier last week.

The punishment was for incidents during Dinamo’s 1-0 home win against Luxembourg’s Fola Esch in a Champions League second qualifying round tie.

Dinamo also were ordered to close part of their stadium when they take on Moldova’s Sheriff Tiraspol in the third qualifying round, first leg, later on Tuesday.

UEFA’s tough new charter against racism means further such incidents will expose Dinamo to the risk of a full stadium closure.

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