Confederation of African Football gives US$150,000 to Port Said victims’ families

The Confederation of African Football says it will give US$150,000 to families of the victims of violence at a football match in Egypt.

CAF's donation for those affected by the clashes after a league game in Port Said on q February, when over 70 people were killed, was approved at a meeting late Saturday during the African Cup of Nations in Gabon.
World football body FIFA has already said it will give $250,000 to the families.
Flags have been flying at half mast at Africa's continental championship in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea and teams and officials have observed a minute's silence before games as a mark of respect to those killed.
The deaths also sparked renewed protests in Egypt against the country's military rule.

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