On this day | 12th April 2001 | Deadly soccer stampede
Aftermath of stadium stampede
The Football Match Tragedy That Shocked S. Africa (2001)
15 years since the Ellis Park tragedy
15 years later and still no annual commemorative event for Ellis Park victims
The Ellis Park Stadium disaster was the worst sporting accident in South African history where spectators poured into the Ellis Park Stadium in the city of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, for the local Soweto derby association football match between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates, crushing 43 people to death.