UEFA statement on Senegal stadium tragedy

UEFA expresses solidarity after Demba Diop stadium tragedy in Senegal.

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UEFA would like to send its condolences to the Senegalese Football Federation following the tragic events which occurred at the Demba Diop stadium in Dakar on Saturday evening (July 15).

Eight people are known to have died and at least 49 are injured after a wall collapsed at the end of a match between Stade de Mbour and Union Sportive Ouakam.

UEFA wishes to extend its deepest sympathy to the families of the victims, and also expresses its solidarity with the two clubs and the Confederation of African Football.