Event Notes: Ethnic Tensions Lead To Macedonia Cup Final Abandonment
The Macedonian cup final "was abandoned to stem rising tensions after rival Macedonian and ethnic Albanian fans began exchanging nationalist chants." The match between Teteks and Shkendija "was rescheduled for Sunday and the Macedonian federation said it would be played in an empty stadium to avoid provocation" (EUROSPORT, 5/23). ... The int'l friendly match between Bafana Bafana and Lesotho "has been moved" to June 2. The match will take place at Maseru Stadium (SOWETAN LIVE, 5/23).