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At Least 125 Killed in Stampede after Malang Football Match

4 October 2022 00:20

The world expressed their condolences for the victims and their families from the stampede incidents that occurred in Malang, Indonesia's East Java on Saturday (1/10/2022) evening after a football match. The incidents kill at least 125 people and injured more than 300 people.

Some football clubs in Europe expressed their sympathy and condolences for what was happening after a match at Indonesia's Premiere League, Liga 1 between host city's club, Arema FC against Persebaya Surabaya that turned into brawls then a stampede event.

Manchester United, Manchester City, Bayern Munchen, and Barcelona are among the football clubs that conveyed their condolences. Meanwhile, Asian Football Confederation President, Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa also expressed his deeply shocked and saddened following the deadly stampede at a soccer match in Indonesia.

In Vatican during a Sunday mass, Pope Francis on prayed for the people of Florida and Cuba hit by Hurricane Ian and also for the lives lost in a stampede in Indonesia.

A minute of silence was observed before football matches around the world on Sunday (2/10/2022) in honor of victims of the disaster at a stadium in Indonesia. Top players, coaches, and leagues sent condolences and messages of support.