Indonesia football body bans 2 club officials for life over deadly stampede

Indonesia’s football federation said on Tuesday it has banned two officials from Arema FC for life over a weekend stadium riot that killed at least 125 people.

Arema FC supporters pray at a monument as they pay their condolences for the victims of a riot and stampede after a football match between Arema vs Persebaya.

Arema FC supporters pray at a monument as they pay their condolences for the victims of a riot and stampede after a football match between Arema vs Persebaya. | Photo Credit: REUTERS

Indonesia’s football federation said on Tuesday it has banned two officials from Arema FC for life over a weekend stadium riot that killed at least 125 people.

Indonesia’s football federation said on Tuesday it has banned two officials from Arema FC for life over a weekend stadium riot that killed at least 125 people.

The club was also fined club 250 million rupiah ($16,398), Erwin Tobing, the head of the association’s discipline committee, told a news conference.

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