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Gamba Osaka bans fans for displaying controversial banner

TOKYO (AP) Gamba Osaka has banned a group of fans who displayed a banner with a logo resembling a Nazi symbol during a J-League game.

The banner, which resembled a symbol derived from the SS of Nazi Germany, was displayed at the team's April 16 match away to crosstown rivals Cerezo Osaka.

The J-League on Friday said it was considering sanctions against the team.

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