The 21-year-old Olympiakos fan who threw the firecracker in the derby with Panathinaikos was identified and arrested, as a result of which Juancar was injured and the match was interrupted.
We had a break in the Karaiskakis derby between Olympiakos and Panathinaikos. Specifically in the 49th and after the 1-1 for Piraeus with ArchThe Juancar he fell to the grass while warming up as a firecracker landed next to him.
Afterwards, the Spaniard was transferred to the Hygeia hospital and the… ball is now being played in the courts. In the first instance, Olympiacos has been penalized with -1 and lost the match on paper with 3-0. It remains to be seen if anything will change on appeal.
However, the Police proceeded to arrest a 21-year-old man for the firecracker that created all this…chaos.
The Police announcement:
“A 21-year-old man was identified for throwing a firecracker during a football match at the “G. Karaiskakis”
It was identified, after a thorough investigation by the Sub-Directorate for Combating Violence in Sports Venues of the Attica Security Directorate and utilizing information provided from the first moment by the home team, a person who threw a firecracker during a football match on October 22, 2023 at the stadium ” C. Karaiskakis”.
This is a 21-year-old man, who was found today, Tuesday, November 7, 2023, in the morning and was brought to the headquarters of the aforementioned Service, where a case was filed against him for simple and dangerous bodily harm and violation of sports legislation.
In a subsequent search of his home, a jacket, which he wore during the match, was found and confiscated.
The case file will be submitted to the Piraeus First Instance Prosecutor’s Office».