Saudi Arabia apologizes for national team refuse to stand for London victims

Source : 112 Ukraine

Saudi Arabia Federation treats the unwilling of the players to honor minute's silence for the London terror victims as the misconduct
15:12, 9 June 2017


Football Federation of Saudi Arabia issued the formal apology for the incident with the involvement of its national team. It took place before the match of qualifying tournament of 2018 FIFA World Cup with Australia.

The players of Saudi Arabia team refused to take part in minute's silence in honor of London terror victims. The Saudi Arabian did not make a line in the centre of the field as their rivals did. 

'Football Federation of Saudi Arabia is deeply regret and unreservedly makes unreserved apology for the misconduct of some members of the national team who did not take part in the minute of silence for honor of London terror victims of June 3, 2017 before the match of qualifying tournament with Australia in Adelaide', the message reports. 

According to the last information, 7 people died and 48 got injured in the result of the terrorist attack in London at night on June 4, 2017. The first terrorist attack took place at London Bridge at 22.00. The white van ran into the pedestrians on high speed. Two people died and 5 got injured. The bridge was blocked from two sides and the police began to evacuate people.

Later the van directed to the Borough Market. The terrorists left the car and assaulted on the passers-by.  The eye-witnesses informed that there was the intense shooting and one of the terrorists ran in the restaurant and made the massacre.

ISIS claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack. The police detained 12 suspect and later 2 more. Later the police released the detained without charge, calling their names and showing the photos of the terrorists.

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