Spanish football fans miraculously cheat death after stand COLLAPSED and sent them plunging to the ground while they celebrated last-minute goal for Deportivo La Coruna against Zamora
This is the dramatic moment a group of Deportivo ザ・ Coruna football fans cheated death when a barrier gave way as they celebrated their team’s last-gasp goal.
TV footage showed two rows of Deportivo supporters – 女性と子供を含む – plunging to the ground inches from goalscorer Alberto Quiles as teammates rushed over to congratulate him.
But miraculously no-one was killed in the drama, with just five people taken to hospital.
The incident happened in the dying moments of Wednesday night’s league game between third-tier Spanish sides Zamora and Deportivo after the away team went 1-0 up in the 89th minute.
The barrier gave way as excited Deportivo fans jumped up and down in front of the triumphant players who had rushed over to the area of the ground where their supporters were so they could celebrate together.
Paramedics in the ground, in the city of Zamora in western Spain near the country’s border with Portugal, rushed to attend those who had been hurt.
Deportivo La Coruna fans (バック) cheated death when a barrier collapsed while celebrating a last-minute goal
Fans of the third tier side rushed to greet their team but the barrier gave way
The broken barrier meant two rows of fans, 女性と子供を含む, were sent tumbling
One of those who fell suffered a broken ankle and another a knee injury but none were reported to be serious.
The game continued after it was confirmed there were no serious casualties, with former top-flight team Deportivo holding on for a valuable three points.
Local fire chief Moncho Trigueros said: ‘With the celebration after the Deportivo goal, the away fans have rushed forward and the barrier gave way with the avalanche of people and several have plunged to the ground.
野生のビデオは、ミネソタ州の高架道路の手すりにボックストラックがぶつかり、制御不能な車にぶつかった後、炎上したことを示しています, no-one was killed in the incident and just five supporters were taken to hospital
The Deportivo fans celebrated an 89th minute winner from Alberto Quiles in the third tier tie
A spokesman for the home side, which is now set to conduct an internal investigation into security, said after the game: ‘Zamora FC regrets the injuries suffered by the Deportivo de la Coruna supporters after the incident involving a barrier at our stadium during the goal celebration.
‘The club would like to thank the Red Cross, Civil Protection workers, and police as well as the club representatives present in the stadium for their quick reaction. We wish a speedy recovery to each and everyone of the people hurt.’
A local police source added: ‘The images speak for themselves. It was a miracle no-one was seriously hurt or worse.’
Similar scenes were witnessed in Holland last October as Vitesse fans caused a section to collapse as they celebrated their side’s victory over NEC.
Vitesse fans caused a section of the stands to collapse after their match at NAC in October
The Arnhem outfit beat NEC 1-0 あちらへ, with Nikolai Baden Frederiksen scoring the only goal of the game in the first half. After the final whistle, the Vitesse players went over to celebrate with their travelling supporters at the Stadion Galfort.
しかしながら, the joyous scenes briefly came to a halt as their bouncing up and down caused the stand to suddenly give way. Many at the front fell downwards, with the players looking concerned.
Fortunately nobody was injured in the incident despite looking like it could have been nasty. And as soon as that was confirmed the fans got back underway with their celebrations.
CAF moves two Cup of Nations games from Douala to Yaounde after stampede
Two Africa Cup of Nations matches will be relocated from Japoma Stadium in Douala to Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde, after a deadly crush which killed eight people.
One quarter-final and the February 2 semi-final will be moved to the Cameroonian capital because of concerns over the state of the pitch in Douala, two CAF officials told AFP under the cover of anonymity.
CAF president Patrice Motsepe had said on Tuesday the quarter-final due to be played at the Olembe Stadium in Yaounde will be switched to the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium.
At least eight people died in a stampede outside a stadium in Cameroon ahead of an Africa Cup of Nations match
Two matches have been relocated from the Japoma Stadium in Douala after the deadly crush
The decision to shift that match away from the 60,000-seat Olembe Stadium was confirmed Wednesday after Motsepe hosted a meeting with tournament organisers.
‘The next match that was scheduled for the Olembe Stadium will not take place until CAF and the Local Organising Committee have received the full report of the Investigation Committee (into the Olembe incident) indicating the circumstances and events that led to the injury and death of spectators at the Olembe Stadium,’ CAF said in a statement.
The second semi-final, to be played February 3, is still scheduled at Olembe Stadium for the time being.
‘The CAF AFCON Organising Committee also requires the assurance and guarantee that appropriate and adequate interventions and measures have been implemented to ensure that a similar incident will not occur,’ 追加されたステートメント.
Crowds at all venues had been limited to 60 percent of capacity for the tournament because of the pandemic, but the cap is raised to 80 percent when Cameroon play.