Euro 2016: Iceland fans win Fifa assignment for chant

Supporters attend a Euro 2016 organisation F football compare between Iceland and Hungary during Stade Velodrome on Jun 18, 2016 in Marseille, France.Image copyright
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Iceland fans’ choreographed chants became “one of a iconic images” of Euro 2016, says Fifa

The Iceland football supporters who prisoner a imagination during a European Championships in France this year have been nominated as fans of a year in a new Fifa contest.

Close to 8% of a country’s race total a rhythmic delayed handclap with a bark to coax on their organisation to a entertain finals during a Stade de France.

Also adult for a endowment are Den Haag, FC Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund fans.

The winners will be suggested during a rite in Zurich in Jan 2017.

Media captionEuro 2016: Iceland organisation accept heroes welcome

Fifa says a competition was set adult to recognize an superb fan impulse or gesture, and can be awarded to any fan or fan organisation regardless of joining level, gender or nationality.

Football’s universe ruling physique says “Icelandic players heading well choreographed fan chants became one of a iconic images of UEFA Euro 2016”.

Fans of Den Haag were comparison for immersion children from Rotterdam’s Sophia Children’s Hospital who were in a mount next them with soothing toys.

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Fans of Dutch bar Ado Den Haag threw down cuddly toys to a organisation of children from a internal cancer sanatorium during a compare opposite Feyenoord in September

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Borussia Dortmund fans display their honour during a commemorative use during Anfield imprinting a 25th anniversary of a Hillsborough disaster

And supporters of Liverpool FC and those of Borussia Dortmund won their corner assignment for singing Liverpool’s anthem “You’ll never travel alone” together, to symbol a 27th anniversary of a Hillsborough disaster, when 96 fans were dejected to genocide during a Liverpool diversion in 1989.

Fifa says a nominees were selected by an consultant panel.

But a leader will be picked by a public: we can opinion here until 9 January.

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