The newly elected president of Argentine membership Almirante Brown has been barred from coming into soccer stadiums to see his group due to his “recognised links” with hooligan groups, a Buenos Aires regulation enforcement company stated on Monday.
Maximiliano Levy was elected as president of the third-tier membership on Sunday however the company arrange to forestall violence at sporting occasions, often called APreViDe, instantly stated it could ban him due to his links to a violent Boca Juniors’ barra brava, or organised hooligan group.
“We’re not going to be complicit with soccer mafias nor barra bravas nor ex barra bravas who search to clear themselves via the boards of golf equipment,” Juan Manuel Lugones, APreViDe’s secretary normal, stated. “The battle towards the barra brava is everybody’s battle.”
Levy, 44, was jailed for 88 days in 2013 for shielding Maximiliano Mazzaro, the chief of a Boca Juniors barra brava. Mazzaro, like Levy, can also be a fan of Almirante Brown.
Almirante Brown stated they might contest Levy’s ban however gave no extra particulars.
The membership completed final season in seventh place in Argentina’s third tier.