Olunga - Ronaldo looming date hanging in the balance

Olunga - Ronaldo looming date hanging in the balance

27 Oct 2017, 11:15

Harambee Stars striker's Michael Olunga date with Christiano Ronaldo may be pushed forward away from October 29 when Girona and Real Madrid were expected to clash in a La Liga match.

As Catalonia mulls over a unilateral declaration of independence, police are studying the possible effects on Sunday's match, fearing protests and possible violence. 

Spain's central government in Madrid has threatened to take control of the Catalan government, asserting that the region's intent to declare independence is illegal.

No Formal Communication Yet

Neither Girona nor Real Madrid have been officially notified of the possibility of the game being postponed, and both sides currently expect to play.

-We hope that it will be resolved soon, but the players are only talking about playing,  Real Madrid defender Nacho said following Thursday's Copa del Rey win at Fuenlabrada.

-A suspension? We've heard something, but it comes from outside. We do not have any news, he continued.

Locals who attempted to register their votes there were violent clashes the police, who used physical force as the independence had been declared illegal by the government.

Read: Olunga features in Copa de Rey Levante loss

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