FIFA solicits ‘full report’ after violence kills more than 70 in Egypt

FIFA solicits ‘full report’ after violence kills more than 70 in EgyptLondon, Feb 3 : Football International Federation Association (FIFA) has demanded a full report into Wednesday’s violence in Egypt during a football match, which had killed more than 70 people. FIFA has asked the Egyptian authorities to give exact details about what happened following the match between Al-Ahly and Al Masry in Port Said.

FIFA president Sep Blatter has written to Egyptian FA president Samir Zaher, The BBC reports. “Today is a black day for football and we must take steps to ensure that such a catastrophe never happens again,” said Blatter. “Football is a force for good and we must not allow it to be abused by those who mean evil. I await further news from you concerning the circumstances of this tragedy,” he added. (ANI)

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