TFC terminates Inebriatti’s supporters group status

Toronto FC fans are ejected from the stadium after a flare was thrown onto the field during second half Canadian Championship soccer action between the Ottawa Fury FC and the Toronto FC, in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (Justin Tang/CP)

Toronto FC announced on Thursday that supporters group Inebriatti has had its supporters group status permanently terminated.

Inebriatti confirmed that they were at fault for an incident at TD Place when TFC faced the Ottawa Fury in the Canadian Championship on July 18. During the match, some flares caught fire in the stands and on the pitch, but were eventually put out before anyone was harmed.

With the investigation conducted, with the help of Ottawa Police, TFC released the following sanctions against the supporters group:

(i) Immediate and permanent termination of Inebriatti’s status as an official supporter group and all associated supporter group privileges;
(ii) Termination and refund of all seat accounts associated with Inebriatti; and
(iii) Inebriatti members are prohibited from entering the south end supporters section of BMO Field until they have successfully completed the online MLS Fan Conduct Education Class at their own expense.

The Inebriatti turned down Sportsnet’s request for an interview, offering this response:

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