The Confederation of African Football, CAF has reacted to the incident at the stampede that occurred at the Olembe stadium on Monday, January 24 before the AFCON 2021 round of 16 AFCON fixture between Cameroon and Comoros.
In a statement, the Confederation of African Football said it had sent its scribe to visit affected supporters.
Below is CAF’s statement:
“CAF is aware of the incident that took place at Olembe Stadium during the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations fixture between hosts Cameroon and Comoros tonight, 24 January 2022.
CAF is currently investigating the situation and trying to get more details on what transpired. We are in constant communication with Cameroon government and the Local Organizing Committee.
Tonight, the CAF President Dr Patrice Motsepe sent the General Secretary, Veron Mosengo-Omba to visit the supporters in hospital in Yaoundé.