Silence/offer at USA vs. Chivas in memory of fans who lost their lives at Cuscatlan Stadium
A minute’s silence was held ahead of the start of the USA v Chivas National Classic of Mexico in memory of the fans who lost their lives at the Cuscatlan Stadium after a crowd in the General Sun Sector.
#now | In the Mexican League semi-final duel @America Club and @sea bass A minute’s silence will be held in memory of the Alianza FC fan who passed away on Saturday night. #estadioxcatlan
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– World Newspaper (@ElMundoSV) May 22, 2023
thank you mexican league@TUDNMEX pic.twitter.com/Ly0GuPvRZu
— La Pinto (@CarmenElenaAFC) May 22, 2023
Hours earlier, FIFA president Gianni Infantino offered his condolences to the families of those who lost loved ones and called for a moment of silence at matches around the world on Sunday.
A moment of silence was also observed in the second game of the Costa Rican league final. A moment of silence was also observed at matches in the Guatemalan League and the U-20 World Cup in Argentina.
Last Saturday, 12 Alianza fans died due to congestion in the general sun area during the Clausura 2023 quarter-final second leg match between Alianza ‘Arvos’ and Club Deportivo FAS.