At least five people were injured this Friday after the collapse of an advertising structure on the stands of the Stadium Monument of Santiago, where the swelling of colo colo encouraged the team during training, reported Firefighters of Chili.
“Controlled emergency: The five injured people were treated by SAMU personnel (Emergency Medical Care Service) Metropolitan “, Firefighters said through their Twitter account.
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The events occurred when a group of fans climbed the metal structure where it is located. advertising in one of the stands of the ‘Albo’ stadium, in Santiago, and it collapsed on the stands due to the additional weight.
In the area where he fell there were hundreds of people cheering on the ‘Cacique’ in one of the last training sessions prior to the league match that this Sunday faces the current four-time champion of the local league, Catholic University.
“We have said it repeatedly, in campaigns, in everything: that people behave. To insist all the time on that is tiring and they don’t do it anyway. We need all the parties to be there,” said the central defender. Colo Colo, the Uruguayan Maximiliano Falconthrough the club’s Twitter.
At least there was 20,000 people in the stadium in this custom known as “arengazo”where the fans come to cheer during the last training session before the match.
Colo Colo is the leader of the Chilean championship with 11 points advantage over their main pursuers, Curicó Unido and Ñublense, with five games to go.
In case Colo Colo wins his match against Católica and CUnited Uricó and Ñublense lose their respective matches against La Serena and O’Higgins, respectively, ‘el Cacique’ will be proclaimed champion of the tournament.