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Source: DW

Fire at Flamengo academy in Brazil — 10 dead

09-Feb-2019

Chapeco, a team in southern Brazil that lost 22 players in a plane crash in 2016, also tweeted: "We are extremely sad and shaken by the news of the fire."

Flamengo, one of the best-supported clubs in Brazil and known worldwide, had last year spent 23 million reais ($6.2 million, €5.4 million) to expand its facility used by its youth development program and top-flight football squad — after years of financial difficulties.

2 Articles
Source: DW

Fire at Flamengo academy in Brazil — 10 dead

09-Feb-2019

Chapeco, a team in southern Brazil that lost 22 players in a plane crash in 2016, also tweeted: "We are extremely sad and shaken by the news of the fire."

Flamengo, one of the best-supported clubs in Brazil and known worldwide, had last year spent 23 million reais ($6.2 million, €5.4 million) to expand its facility used by its youth development program and top-flight football squad — after years of financial difficulties.

3 Articles
Source: BBC

Flamengo football club fire: What happens at Rio club resonates across country

Saturday 19:03 GMT

What happens at Flamengo resonates across the country, whether it is a big win, a frustrating elimination - or the heartbreaking tragedy of Friday morning, when fire took 10 young lives.

Formed in 1898 as a rowing club, Flamengo took up football a few years later and were in their early years an institution for the elite. But in the 1930s Brazilian culture was changing - previously persecuted, the samba musicians were suddenly becoming national heroes.

3 Articles
Source: BBC

Flamengo football club fire: What happens at Rio club resonates across country

Saturday 19:03 GMT

What happens at Flamengo resonates across the country, whether it is a big win, a frustrating elimination - or the heartbreaking tragedy of Friday morning, when fire took 10 young lives.

Formed in 1898 as a rowing club, Flamengo took up football a few years later and were in their early years an institution for the elite. But in the 1930s Brazilian culture was changing - previously persecuted, the samba musicians were suddenly becoming national heroes.

3 Articles
Source: BBC

Flamengo football club fire: What happens at Rio club resonates across country

Saturday 19:03 GMT

What happens at Flamengo resonates across the country, whether it is a big win, a frustrating elimination - or the heartbreaking tragedy of Friday morning, when fire took 10 young lives.

Formed in 1898 as a rowing club, Flamengo took up football a few years later and were in their early years an institution for the elite. But in the 1930s Brazilian culture was changing - previously persecuted, the samba musicians were suddenly becoming national heroes.

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Source: The Guradian

Rio declares three days of mourning after fire kills 10 teenage footballers

Sunday 11:44 GMT

Rio de Janeiro has declared three days of mourning as investigators seek to determine the cause of the fire that killed 10 teenage footballers at the training centre of the city’s Flamengo football club on Friday morning.

The mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Marcelo Crivella, ordered three days of mourning, while Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, lamented the fire had taken “the young lives at the beginning of pursuing their professional dreams”.


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