Indonesia, October 2, 2022—The football world is in a state of shock following the tragic incidents leading to the death of 125 people crushed to death in Indonesia at the end of the match between Arema FC and Persebaya Surabaya at the Kanjuruhan Stadium yesterday.
The crush took place after police tear-gassed fans who invaded the pitch. Panic ensued then thousands surged towards the exits, where many suffocated.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino says in a video released statement that it is a “dark day” for football. Flags will fly half-mast at FIFA headquarters in respect of those who lost their lives.
— Instagram @akmalmarhali20 (@akmalmarhali) October 1, 2022
Fifa president Gianni Infantino says it is a "dark day" for football following the death of at least 174 people in a crush at a match in Indonesia.
The crush took place after police tear-gassed fans who invaded the pitch.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) October 2, 2022
FIFA confirms the death of 174 people in a stadium riot in Indonesia. https://t.co/PpVN2VgDxS
— Kaya 959 (@KayaON959) October 2, 2022