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11/04/2001 Ellis Park soccer stampede kills 43

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On this day | 12th April 2001 | Deadly soccer stampede

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Aftermath of stadium stampede

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The Football Match Tragedy That Shocked S. Africa (2001)

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15 years since the Ellis Park tragedy

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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.
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