Reinaldo López Cardosa, deputy MP for the National Concerto Party (PCN), will work to pass legislation to prevent a repeat of the tragic events that took place at the Cuscatlan stadium, where 12 people died last Saturday. pointed out the need.
López Cardosa called the leaders of Alianza Football Club, FAS Sports Club and the El Salvador Football Federation (Fesfuto) to the Youth and Sports Commission and asked them to explain what happened at the stadium. “At the moment, there is no legal framework … We would like to convene the federation officials to consider what kind of legal body could be done and form an opinion,” he said. .
Clarify measures “usually adopted to prevent acts of violence and intolerance”, control the sale of alcoholic beverages, conditions for access to stadium facilities, control measures and security surveillance, according to the documents submitted. I am asking for It also controls the ticket sales mechanism and management.
López Cardosa said there was “no certainty” as to what caused the rush of people at one of the stadium’s entrances, so team officials would need to be called.
“I don’t know if there was actually a double sale of tickets at the stadium, but if there were actually only two doors open instead of the gates at the stadium, that would be very bad for the team, especially for the coaches who represent Alianza. “That was when I was at home,” he said.
Witnesses said people tried to break in and fell inside, some being crushed by others. Before the tragedy, organizers and police coordinating security had reported no arrests due to the disturbance.
Source: Diario Elmundo