Kanjuruhan Tragedy October 1, 2022

trageduIn his message of condolences, Sunday (2/10), Infantino even called the tragedy in the match between Arema FC and Persebaya Surabaya on Saturday night a dark day for world football.
“This is a dark day for all involved in football and a tragedy beyond comprehension,” Infantino said.
“I extend my deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims who lost their lives following this tragic incident,” he said.

“With FIFA and the global football community, all our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, those who were injured, along with the people of the Republic of Indonesia, the Asian Football Confederation, the Indonesian Football Association and the Indonesian Football League at this difficult time. added Infantino.

The incident began when the police fired tear gas in an attempt to disperse the fans on the pitch after host Arema lost 3-2 to Persebaya Surabaya.

East Java police chief Nico Afinta said people died after being crushed and suffocated as they ran towards the same exit. He stated that 3,000 of the roughly 40,000 spectators in attendance had stormed the field, sparking the riots.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *