SAFA to investigate fan crush incident

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South Africa Football Federation, SAFA has promised to investigate the circumstances that led to two people dying and several others injured during a game on Saturday.

SAFA president, Danny Jordan

Addressing the media concerning the incident, federation boss Danny Jordan said “We offer our sincere condolences to the family members of those who lost their lives.

“We are going to ask for a full report and institute a full investigation on what transpired and the cause for the stampede.

“I would also like to wish the injured speedy recovery. A football match is supposed to be a place of entertainment. What happened to at FNB Stadium is very unfortunate.”

The incident occured at the 87,000-seater  FNB Stadium; the biggest in South Africa, which was playing host to the derby between Soweto rivals Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs.

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