Haa Alifu Atoll

Dispute turned violence at football match in Dhihdhoo

A dispute between the two teams during the football match in the Haa Alifu Dhidhoo Council Football Tournament turned violent last night.

Both players and supporters of the two teams were involved in the conflict vandalized the pitch and chairs brought to the match.

The riot was controlled around 11 p.m. last night by the police. Maldives Police Service said that the police tried to resolve the issue last night by talking to the two teams. And discussed with the council to make a decision on the match.

Police said that no arrests have been made so far.