Olembe stadium Crowd Crush 24/01/2022

Africa Cup of Nations: At least eight people dead in stampede outside football game in Cameroon

Officials said around 50,000 people tried to attend the match at the Olembe Stadium. A local hospital said at least 40 people had been injured.

‘She was my everything’: Cameroon mourns AFCON stampede victims

Cameroonians grieve after eight were killed and dozens injured in a stampede before an African Cup of Nations match.

Stadium stampede kills eight in Africa Cup of Nations soccer match

YAOUNDE, Jan 25 (Reuters) – At least eight people died and 38 were injured in a stampede when fans stormed a stadium hosting an Africa Cup of Nations soccer match in Cameroon’s capital on Monday, the government said.

Cameroon stadium stampede kills at least eight at soccer game, government says

At least eight fans died and 38 people were injured in a stampede at the Yaounde Olembe Stadium in Cameroon on Monday before the host nation’s round of 16 game in the Africa Cup of Nations against Comoros, the government said in a statement.

AFCON final confirmed for Olembe Stadium, site of deadly stampede that killed 8 people

The Africa Cup of Nations final will take place at Cameroon’s Olembe Stadium as originally planned after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) received a report on the causes of a deadly stampede that occured at the stadium of a match last week.

"Reckless" Opening Of Gate Blamed For Deadly Stampede At Africa Stadium

Africa Cup Of Nations Stampede: Eight people were killed and about 50 injured in a crush outside a Cameroonian football stadium ahead of an Africa Cup of Nations match.

Cameroonians express shock and anger after AFCON stampede

As football fans reel over the deaths of at least eight people outside Olembe Stadium, questions have been raised as to how the tragedy unfolded. There had been concerns about poor preparation ahead of the tournament.

Africa Cup of Nations: Doctor recounts deadly Cameroon stadium stampede

The director of Olembe District Hospital recounts the deadly stampede that left eight dead and several injured outside Olembe Stadium ahead of the AFCON match between Cameroon and Comoros.

Cameroon government wants to ‘improve’ access to stampede stadium

The Cameroonian government wants to “improve” access to the Olembe Stadium in Yaounde after the deadly stampede that killed eight people at the Africa Cup of Nations on Monday, its spokesman told state media on Thursday.

Afcon 2022 final will be held at the same stadium where tragedy unfolded and the lack of a memorial is jarring

The final will take place just a fortnight after a disaster on 24 January in which eight people were killed and 38 were injured

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