TFF investigates Osayi-Samuel and others’ confrontations with fans

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Nigerian international Bright Osayi-Samuel is one of three Fenerbahce players who will face a disciplinary hearing before the Turkish Football Federation following a spat with Trabzonspor fans, the TFF confirmed on Monday.

After the final whistle of Fenerbahce’s 3-2 victory over Trabzonspor in the Super Lig on March 17, home fans invaded the pitch at Trabzonspor Stadium.

The attacks occurred after the Fenerbahce players and coaches celebrated their victory, with goalie Dominik Livakovic getting hit in the face.

Osayi-Samuel, 26, hit one of the supporters who ran onto the ground with his face covered, while Dutch defender Jayden Oosterwolde is accused of kicking the same person.According to the TFF, a third player, as well as two club workers, will face the disciplinary body for “fighting”.

Trabzonspor’s assistant coach will also go before the disciplinary board.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino described the violence as “absolutely unacceptable”.

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