2 Bobotoh Reportedly Died at Persib vs Persebaya

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia

Two booboh Reportedly died while watching the match Persib Bandung vs Persebaya Surabaya in the 2022 President’s Cup Group C match at the Gelora Bandung Lautan Api Stadium, Friday (17/6) night WIB.

This is known from the information uploaded to the official account of the Persib support group, the Official Viking Persib Club on Saturday (18/6) morning.

“For the victim’s family to remain strong even though there is no special recipe for any kind of loss, especially because of watching football. Deep condolences to the victim and the bereaved family. Goodbye my friend, I hope Husnul Khotimah. Al Fatihah,” wrote the official vpc account.

Previously, Twitter account Bobotoh Cisitu @CisituBoys was the first to provide this information. It was stated that there were two bodies that were reported to have died due to overcrowding in front of gates U and V of Gelora Bandung Lautan Api Stadium.


“Innalilahi, it is reported that there are 2 people who died due to jostling outside at gates U and V. Hopefully Husnul Khatimah,” wrote the account.

CNNIndonesia has tried to confirm this information to the organizing committee and Persib management. However, the General Coordinator of the Persib Panpel, Budi Bram Rachman, did not respond to Whatsapp messages or calls from CNNIndonesia.

Director of PT Persib Bandung with Dignity, Teddy Tjahjono also did not respond to WA messages from regarding the news of the death of two bodies in the Persib vs Persebaya match.

Persib vs Persebaya match itself ended with a score of 3-1 for Maung Bandung’s victory. Victor Igbonefo, Nick Kuipers and Ciro Alves scored the three winning goals, while Persebaya scored a goal through a Leo Lelis penalty.




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