More than 100 Kelantan, Perak football fans involved in confrontation following Kelantan's defeat to Perak

KOTA BARU: There were tense scenes at the Sultan Muhammad IV stadium here as more than 100 football fans of Kelantan and Perak FC were involved in a confrontation of sorts following the former's defeat in a Premier League match.

No one was injured in the incident, which is believed to have started when a fan from one side provoked the other side.

Though no one came to blows, plastic bottles and other items could be seen being thrown as things became heated.

The incident happened inside the stadium about 6.30pm after Perak beat Kelantan FC 2-1.

The incident also saw the windscreen of a tour bus rented by Perak fans damaged when Kelantan fans were believed to have hit it with stones.

A 14-second video clip on the incident went viral on social media tonight.

Police were deployed to the scene to calm down the two groups before escorting Perak fans to the state police headquarters in Jalan Bayam here.

The fans, including several women, would be sent to Perak on board three tour buses.

It is learnt that at least three locals were detained by police for causing damage to the bus.

This is not the first time Perak fans were involved in a quarrel with Kelantan fans. In 2017, a fight occurred between fans of the two teams, also at the same venue.

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