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SBD Global/February 1, 2013/Facilities
Grêmio Supporters Suffer Minor Injuries After Fence Collapses During 'Avalanche Celebration'
Published February 1, 2013
NO WORRIES: UOL's Vinicius Konchinski reported Brazilian Football Confederation President (CBF) José Maria Marin confirmed Brazil would play France at the same Grêmio Arena on June 9. Marin said that "precautions needed to be taken after the incident" in the Libertadores clash. Marin said, "We are sorry for what happened. It is a warning sign. A warning sign for the Confederations Cup and the World Cup. It's important that fans have their limits" (UOL, 1/31). The Grêmio Arena is not scheduled to host any Confederations Cup or World Cup matches (SBD GLOBAL).