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13/01/1991 The Oppenheimer Stadium Disaster

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The Oppenheimer Stadium Disaster

The Oppenheimer Stadium disaster, or Orkney Disaster, at the Oppenheimer Stadium in the city of Orkney in South Africa's North West province, was the second-worst sporting incident in South African history, with 42 deaths. The worst sporting incident in South Africa was the Ellis Park Stadium disaster in 2001.