Juventus vs Ajax: Italian police to deport 54 supporters armed with ‘brass knuckles, smoke bombs and firecrackers’ ahead of Champions League tie


Juventus vs Ajax: Italian police to deport 54 supporters armed with ‘brass knuckles, smoke bombs and firecrackers’ ahead of Champions League tie

A group of Ajax supporters will today be deported from Italy after being caught carrying weapons ahead of Tuesday evening’s Champions League match against Juventus.

Italian police stopped two busses on the outskirts of Turin on Monday, with the authorities on high alert following last week’s first leg tie in Amsterdam.

The incident took place in Turin, home of Italian club Juventus

According to Dutch media outlet NOS, 54 supporters were on the busses stopped by police, with some understood to be in possession of ‘brass knuckles, smoke bombs and firecrackers’.