Overcrowding blamed for deaths at Liberia match

June 2, 2008
Liberian football authorities believe overcrowding at one particular entrance led to the deaths of several fans at a World Cup qualifier against Gambia in Monrovia yesterday. Up to eight people were killed at the Samuel K Doe Stadium in the capital and the Liberia Football Association (LFA) believe the deaths were caused mainly by suffocation at one of the ground's crowded gates. The secretary general of the LFA George Williams admitted his association were responsible, but said the situation could ...

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