Last updated on October 4, 2019
A Europa League Game at Luxembourg’s Josy Barthel Arena was suspended for a Limited Time on Thursday Following a drone carrying the flag of an Area Contested by Azerbaijan and Armenia flew on the pitch
The match, between Luxembourg’s F91 Dudelange and Azerbaijan’s FK Qarabag, was stopped for 15 minutes as gamers kicked a ball to try to bring it down.
The former Soviet countries of Azerbaijan and Armenia fought a war within the mountainous region from the early 1990s.
Thousands were killed on either side. Thousands and thousands of people were homeless.
It’s also home to a people of bulk ethnic Armenians.
FK Qarabag initially comes in Agdam, a now-ghost city in Nagorno-Karabakh, but proceeded to be located in Azerbaijan’s capital of Baku in 1993 throughout the battle in the area.
After the disturbance on Thursday evening, FK Qarabag proceeded to win the Group A game 4-1 placing them second from the table points under Sevilla.
Meanwhile, the F91 Dudelange tweeted that an apology to fans within the drone episode, also stated it would”figure it out”.
The group included: “We had nothing related to this provocation.”