Clashes in Naples with Eintracht fans: seven ultras arrested

Thursday, 16/03/2023
Gennaro Marchesi
clashes in Naples with German tourists

Overnight were arrested several Neapolitan ultras, both in the act and deferred, following the clashes that took place before and after the Champions League match between Naples and Eintracht Frankfurt.

So far, they've been spotted at least four Napoli fans as responsible for the clashes with law enforcement near the hotel housing the German supporters. Others three members of organized cheering are involved in the afternoon clashes in Piazza del Gesu.

The toll of arrests could still increase ed it is presumable that it will.

German fans identified

Before leaving the hotel, all fans of Eintracht Frankfurt have been identified by the authorities.

Transporting Eintracht supporters out of the city

The ANM buses left to transport Eintracht fans from the Continental hotel in Naples. They will be escorted by the police to Rome, the airport and Salerno.
About 300 fans they will leave the city, while a first group of 300 others he has already left Naples during the night, after the attempt by the Neapolitan ultras to reach the hotel.

Called an extraordinary meeting in the prefecture

She was summoned this morning an extraordinary meeting of the committee for order and safety in the prefecture for assess the situation and estimate the damage caused from the clashes in Piazza del Gesu.

Tension and urban warfare in the night between fans

The night was marked by urban warfare in Naples, along the seafront where the fans of Eintracht Frankfurt were housed. The police have found three molotovs in Via Chiatamone.
The situation became tense when the Neapolitan ultras headed towards the Royal Continental, where the German fans were staying.

It has also been reported a pebble.
Officers surrounded the area to avoid further clashes, while a police helicopter monitored the area.

Image source: UIL Naples Facebook page
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