Tripoli stadium not safe for football fans, officials warn

Tripoli stadium not safe for football fans, officials warn

December 03, 2017 - 16:30
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Management and Investment of Sports Facilities Company has declared that it would not incur responsibility for exposing football fans to danger if they were allowed to attend matches at Tripoli International Stadium.

In a letter addressed to the Chairman of the Competitions Committee of the Libyan Football Federation, the company said that after forming a committee to check in the safety of the stadium, their report confirmed the presence of serious breakdowns and signs of wearing in the reinforcing steel stands and lighting poles.

"Therefor, these aspects make it impossible to receive the masses on this playground; for the sake of safety," the letter said.

Earlier, The Libyan Football Federation addressed the Competitions Committee to allow the return of football fans to the stadium during the second round of the Libyan Football League.