Figueirense tries to get back on its feet after aggression from fans

Club still investigates invasion that shocked athletes and club directors

Photo: Gustavo Aleixo - Cruzeiro

Florianópolis, 16/09/2020

Depositions to the police and investigations by the competent authorities. Figueirense's routine was completely changed after the aggression that the club's players suffered in the invasion of fans on September 05, while they were training at the Orlando Scarpelli stadium. The event had national repercussions.

The invasion took place after fans broke down gate 8 of the stadium. They fired rockets towards the players who carried out the regenerative work under the command of coach Elano, a former Santos player and with passages through clubs in Europe, such as Manchester City and Shakhtar Donetsk.

Now, the players try to get back on their feet and turn the page on what happened. The Civil Police is analyzing images provided by Figueirense that show the invasion. The police investigation investigates the crime of bodily harm, threat, damage and for promoting riots in a football stadium. At the time of the incident, 34 players were training.

Figueirense will ban banners and flags from fans organized at Orlando Scarpelli until the facts are clarified. any kind of attitude that threatens the physical integrity of athletes and coaching staff".

To try to improve the spirit of the cast, the board is hiring new players. Last week, striker Jonatas Belusso, 32, who belongs to América-MG, arrived.

Belusso played in Santa Catarina in 2017, for Brusque, and was the top scorer in the Santa Catarina Championship that year with 11 goals. He returns to the state after three years to help Figueira react in Serie B. In 2019, there were 26 matches for América and three goals scored.

Who also arrived at the Santa Catarina team was midfielder Dudu. The player was loaned by Vasco and remains at Alvinegro until the end of the season. Before, he was at Paraná Clube, where he played this year's Paranaense.

Formed in the basic categories of Vasco, Dudu was unable to establish himself in the professional team and ended up on loan to Paraná. He played in four matches at Paranaense this year and did not score goals.

Figueirense is in the relegation zone of Serie B of the Brazilian Championship, with just six points. The team is in 17th place and has not won four games in the competition. On betting sites, the team from Santa Catarina is neither among the candidates for the title nor for relegation - some of them can make predictions through a bonus code.


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