African News 21.2.2017 04:43 pm

Probe blames security for fatal Angola football stampede

An official investigation into a stampede that killed at least 17 fans at a football match in Angola has blamed security measures and crowd control, the national football federation said Tuesday.

Several witnesses accused the police of provoking panic by attempting to disperse crowds outside the ground in the northern town of Uige at the game earlier this month.

Probe blames security for fatal Angola football stampede
Probe blames security for fatal Angola football stampede

Probe blames security for fatal Angola football stampede

An official investigation into a stampede that killed at least 17 fans at a football match in Angola has blamed security measures and crowd control, the national football federation said Tuesday.

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results

Chiefs 1-1 Ajax
Sundowns 2-0 Wits
SuperSport 3-0 Highlands
Pirates 1-1 Polokwane

fixtures

Chippa vs Arrows
Pirates vs Polokwane
Ajax vs Chiefs

psl log

# Team GP Pts
1 Bidvest Wits 16 34
2 Kaizer Chiefs 18 33
3 SuperSport United 17 33
4 Cape Town City 18 32
5 Sundowns 12 26
6 Polokwane City 18 24
7 Arrows 18 23
8 Chippa United 17 20
9 Maritzburg Utd 18 20
10 Orlando Pirates 17 20
11 Ajax Cape Town 18 19
12 Bloem Celtic 17 18
13 Free State Stars 18 18
14 Platinum Stars 16 16
15 Highlands Park 18 14
16 Baroka FC 18 13