Marseille supporters finally authorized to attend Benfica-OM

It all started with the authorization for Benfica supporters to travel to Marseille, for the quarter-final second leg of the Europa League, on April 18, as the Interior Minister’s entourage told AFP,

As a result, in the process, Marseille supporters were finally authorized to access the Estadio da Luz, this Thursday (9 p.m.), for the first leg, according to a Portuguese police source, collected by AFP . “Benfica has reversed its decision to prohibit access to French supporters, they will be able to enter the stadium,” indicated the spokesperson for the Portuguese police, deputy superintendent Sérgio Soares.

Marseille President Pablo Longoria denounced on Wednesday the ban on Marseille supporters traveling to Lisbon and threatened to boycott the meeting. While believing “that it was still possible to come back to reason and make the right decisions”. He was heard.

“OM is pleased that all the efforts made in recent days have resulted in a favorable outcome in which Pablo Longoria has always believed and thanks all the stakeholders who worked in this direction,” declared the Olympian club this Thursday in a press release.


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