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A friendly football game between Bosnian and Croatian football teams was cancelled one hour before kick-off yesterday after fans of both sides clashed in Sarajevo, according to online newspaper 24 Sata.
The two teams, Zeljeznicar Sarajevo and Hajduk Split were scheduled to kick off at 6.30pm local time but officials refused to give the go-ahead due to security concerns one hour after violence erupted in the stands and around the Grbavica stadium, the report said.
Several people were injured and at least four were hospitalised, Serbian state television RTS reported.
The match had been scheduled to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the founding of Zeljeznicar.
The Bosnian team once claimed the former Yugoslavia Championship in 1972 and won four Bosnian titles after the country split from Yugoslavia in 1992.
Hajduk had been a far bigger success, with nine Yugoslav titles to its credit, but without any major victories in the independent Croatia since 1991.
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