Indonesia soccer body bans 2 club officials for life over deadly stampede


FILE PHOTO: A goalpost is seen after a riot and stampede following soccer match between Arema vs Persebaya at Kanjuruhan stadium in Malang, East Java province, Indonesia, October 2, 2022. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's soccer federation said on Tuesday it has banned two officials from Arema FC for life over a weekend stadium riot that killed at least 125 people.

The club was also fined club 250 million rupiah ($16,398), Erwin Tobing, the head of the association's discipline committee, told a news conference.

($1 = 15,245.0000 rupiah)

(Reporting by Stanley Widianto; Writing by Martin Petty; Editing by Kanupriya Kapoor)

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