Football: Italian Serie A coach caught spying on rivals in camouflage gear

ROME (Reuters) - A coach from Italian Serie A side Genoa was caught spying on local rivals Sampdoria dressed in camouflage gear ahead of their derby clash on Sunday.

Luca de Pra, a Genoa youth-team coach, was suspended by Genoa after being caught hiding in the bushes at Sampdoria's training ground Bogliasco on Friday.

Sampdoria fans at the training session saw movement in the small wood next to the pitch and alerted the staff, Gazzetta Dello Sport reported.

Team manager Giorgio Ajazzone and communications director Alberto Marangon chased after de Pra, who was eventually caught hiding behind a tree dressed in full military attire.