President PSSI Mochamad Iriawan respond to requests President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo to check the total of all stadiums in Indonesia so that accidents are liked The Kanjuruhan tragedy it won’t happen again. She thanked Jokowi for his attention to him.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo ordered that all stadiums in Indonesia be checked for eligibility. The order was issued by Jokowi after visiting Kanjuruhan stadium, Malang, on Wednesday (5/10/2022).
This decision was made later the tragedy of Kanjuruhan which killed hundreds of people watching the Arema FC match against Persebaya Surabaya in week 11 of Liga 1 2022 (1/10). Jokowi also called for improvements to the stadium’s security system. He didn’t want an incident similar to the Kanjuruhan tragedy to happen again.
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“I will order the Minister of Public Works to check a total of all stadiums used for the championship, both Liga 1, 2, and all 3. Are the gates according to the standard wide enough? Are the gates sized according to the standard of management on the ground who are in control, all of them, “President Joko Widodo said in a PSSI statement.
Jokowi at Kanjuruhan Stadium accompanied by the PSSI General President Mochamad IriawanCoordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs, Mahfud MDCoordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture Muhajir Effendy, Menpora Zainudin Amali, National Police Chief General Listyo Sigit Prabowo and East Java Governor Khofifah Indar Parawansa.
Mochamad Iriawan, who attended the visit to Kanjuruhan, enjoyed Jokowi’s steps to control all the stadiums in Indonesia. He thanked the president who will also help PSSI repair several stadiums.
“Thank you Mr. President for your attention so far. We (PSSI) also thank the President for the plan to repair several stadiums used for competitions,” said Iriawan quoted from the PSSI website.
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