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UEFA condoles stampede deaths

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Nyon : The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has expressed its condolences following a fatal stampede at a football stadium in Senegal on Saturday.

“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,” the statement said on Sunday. A total of eight people died and 49 more were injured after a wall at the stadium collapsed.