Boca Juniors match suspended for 21 minutes as fans injure club chief with ROCKS and riot police forced to step in | The Sun
29th September 2022

A BOCA JUNIORS match was suspended for 21 MINUTES following horrible violence, reportedly from fans of opposition side Quilmes.

Argentine giants Boca led the Copa Argentina match 3-2 with less than 15 minutes remaining.




But the referee then brought the game to a halt when Quilmes fans allegedly began hurling rocks at Boca supporters.

The Boca fans retreated to safety as riot police came in to try and diffuse the situation.

CBS journalist Nico Cantor reported: "Incidents in Boca v Quilmes game being held in Mendoza.

"The issue began where the Quilmes sector met the Boca sector.

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"Rocks were thrown reportedly by the Quilmes fans towards Boca fans.

"Boca fans rushed to safety, armed police involved."

Yet despite the police intervening, they could not stop the Quilmes contingent from causing injury.

The rock throwing resulted in Quilmes' own club security chief suffering a nasty cut to his head – which could be seen covered in blood.

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A photo then emerged of the huge slabs of concrete that were hurled at fans.

Issuing a statement after the game, Boca said: "Club Atletico Boca Juniors regrets the tragic accident suffered by Xeneizes fans who traveled to Mendoza to enjoy tonight's match for the Copa Argentina and makes itself available to their family and friends."

The game eventually resumed after a 21-minute delay, with Boca holding on to win 3-2.


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