15 Jun 2018

Tunisian football’s problem with fan violence and rioting

Special Correspondent and Presenter

England will be playing their first match on Monday against Tunisia. The two teams met exactly 20 years ago, in a game overshadowed by rioting England fans. But today, it’s the Tunisians who have a problem with fan violence. The authorities are struggling to deal with clashes at stadiums, sparked by a young population frustrated with the Arab Spring’s failure to deliver the economic boost they want.