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FIFA to Help Indonesia Manage Soccer Games After Stampede

Supporters of Arema FC react as they pay condolence to the victims who were killed during the riot and stampede after a football match in Malang, Indonesia, on Oct. 5.

Supporters of Arema FC react as they pay condolence to the victims who were killed during the riot and stampede after a football match in Malang, Indonesia, on Oct. 5.

Photographer: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images

FIFA, international soccer’s governing body, will help improve management of competitions in Indonesia after a stampede in a stadium killed some 125 people.

Indonesia’s government and FIFA will form a team to help transform the country’s soccer competition management, President Joko Widodo said in a statement late Friday. The soccer association decided against imposing any sanctions on the country, he said.