Eight Killed During Football Match in Senegal
Eight people have died and 49 others were seriously injured after a wall collapsed onto fans of rival clubs US Ouakam and Stade de Mbour and triggered a stampede.
CAF, 18 July 2017
In a letter dated 16 July 2017, CAF President Ahmad, on behalf of the continent's football governing body, expressed his "most sincere condolences" to the Senegalese Football… Read more »
Deutsche Welle, 16 July 2017
Eight people have been killed in a Dakar soccer stadium after a wall collapsed onto clashing fans, triggering a stampede. Football brawls and deadly accidents are common in Africa… Read more »
Al Jazeera, 15 July 2017
Eight people have been killed during a Senegal football league final in Dakar in a stampede that broke out following clashes at the end of the match, the official APS news agency… Read more »
The scene at Demba Diop stadium where a wall collapse, brawls between fans of rival clubs Ouakam and Stade de Mbour and a stampede resulted in eight deaths and 49 people suffering serious injuries.