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Please Stay Away From Napoli, Feyenoord Warn Fans

Feyenoord's Dutch defender Miquel Nelom (L) and Feyenoord's Dutch defender Jan-Arie van der Heijden (R) take part in a training session on the eve of the UEFA Champions League Group F football match SSC Napoli vs Feyenoord Rotterdam at the San Paolo Stadium in Naples on September 25 2017. PHOTO/AFP
Feyenoord's Dutch defender Miquel Nelom (L) and Feyenoord's Dutch defender Jan-Arie van der Heijden (R) take part in a training session on the eve of the UEFA Champions League Group F football match SSC Napoli vs Feyenoord Rotterdam at the San Paolo Stadium in Naples on September 25 2017. PHOTO/AFP

NAPLES, Italy- Feyenoord have urged their fans to stay away for Tuesday’s Champions League clash against Napoli after three Dutch supporters were arrested overnight.

Some fan groups of the Rotterdam club have defied a Naples stadium ban and travelled to southern Italy.

And three Dutch fans were arrested overnight after clashes with police, local media reported.

“Buying a ticket for the match when you hold Dutch nationality is deemed to be a breach of the law,” Feyenoord said in a statement.

City landmarks

“Tickets held by Dutch fans will be confiscated and the ticket holder may be held and fined.”

Naples police and European football governing body UEFA had urged Feyenoord to insist their fans do not attempt to enter the San Paolo Stadium for the Group F tie.

“During the consultation with SSC Napoli, the police and UEFA .. Feyenoord again expressed its dissatisfaction with the situation,” the team added.

Two years ago Feyenoord fans rioted in Rome after a Europa League game, damaging historic city landmarks.

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