Nijmegen stand collapses - No injuries have been reported

Sun 17 October 2021 | 20:56

No one was injured after a small section of a stand full of Vitesse fans collapsed on Sunday as supporters celebrated with players after their 1-0 win over NEC Nijmegen in the Eredivisie.

Baden Fredriksen

scored the only goal of the game in the 16th minute.


fans were hopping up and down in joy when the area they were occupied inside the Goffertstadion collapsed, and around 35 of them fell a few feet.

NEC director

Wilco van Schalk

told Dutch national broadcaster


that no injuries have been reported.

Van Schalk


"There was a container under the stand and that prevented anything more serious."

The mayor of Nijmegen, Hubert Bruls, called for an immediate investigation into the incident.

Also speaking to





: "Luckily, as far as we know, nobody was injured. I want an investigation as quickly as possible into what happened here."

source: SportMob

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