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LIVE Indonesia football stadium drama: 125 dead, toll revised down RMC Sport


Minute of silence before Monaco-Nantes

Ahead of this Sunday’s clash between Monaco and Nantes (5:05 p.m.). A minute’s silence is held in honor of the victims.



“Fans Died in the Dressing Room,” the chilling story of an Arema player

Witnessing the tragedy that happened during Saturday’s match between Arema and Persebaya Surabaya in Indonesia, Arema team player Abel Issa Camará recounts the horror. The home team players, who had barricaded themselves in their dressing room to avoid being hit by their own fans, witnessed the deaths of some fans.

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The balance sheet was finally corrected downwards by the authorities

The death toll from the deadly mob at Indonesia’s Malang soccer stadium was revised from 174 to 125 on Sunday as some victims were double counted, an East Java province official said.

“Today’s death toll is 125. 124 have been identified and one has not been identified. Some names have been registered twice,” Deputy Provincial Governor Emil Dardak told Metro TV.


“Football is not a morgue,” Delort’s touching message

The authorities are not the only ones affected by the tragedy in Indonesia. Taking to his Twitter account, Nice forward Andy Delort shared a message: “Bleeding heart. Soccer is a party, soccer is not a morgue. My thoughts are with the families of the victims.”


Why the Indonesian league is one of the most dangerous in the world

Unfortunately, the tragedy that claimed the lives of at least 174 people in a stadium in Indonesia this Saturday is not the first to rock the country, which is accustomed to ultra-violent clashes between its supporters. The Indonesian championship is considered “one of the most dangerous in the world” and had already cost 95 people between 2005 and 2018.

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The LFP expresses its condolences to the victims

The Professional Football League also supported the victims of the tragedy. “Following the terrible tragedy that happened yesterday during a football match in Indonesia, all our thoughts and condolences go to the families of the victims,” ​​writes the LFP.


A minute’s silence before the Dutch championship games

“Before the start of the five games that will be played today in the Eredivisie, there will be a minute’s silence for all those who lost their lives in the tragedy at Kanjuruhan Stadium. We sympathize with Indonesia,” writes the Dutch federation in the social networks .


Fifa: “A tragedy beyond the imaginable,” laments Infantino

The stadium disaster in Indonesia is “a tragedy beyond imagination,” said International Football Federation (Fifa) President Gianni Infantino in a statement on Sunday. At least 174 people died in a mass movement at a stadium in the east Java island town of Malang on Saturday when thousands of fans stormed into a soccer field and were sprayed with tear gas.

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Mass movements, overwhelmed police, tear gas… the causes of the tragedy

At least 174 people died in a match between Arema and Persebaya Surabaya in the Indonesian league on Saturday. First witnesses and the Indonesian press implicate police and use of numerous tear gases against a land invasion that caused deadly mass movements.

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The message of Sergio Ramos

Responding to the scores of victims who died after a soccer match following the mass movement in Indonesia, Sergio Ramos tweeted: “Heartbreaking. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families.”


A minute’s silence on La Liga pitches

The Royal Spanish Football Federation announces a minute’s silence at La Liga and La Liga 2 grounds to commemorate the victims of the tragedy in Indonesia.


The death toll rises to 174

The death toll from the mass movement following a soccer match in Indonesia has risen to 174, local authorities said on Sunday, making it one of the worst stadium tragedies yet. “At 9:30 a.m. (local) the death toll rose to 158 and at 10:30 a.m. to 174 dead. This is the data collected by the East Java Disaster Management Agency,” said Deputy Provincial Governor Emil Dardak on TV channel Kompas TV.

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