The sad news is linked in Qatar with the announcement of the organizers of the World Cup of a new death.
A security man, only 24 years old, John Njau Kibue, fell violently in the stands after the round of 16 between Argentina and the Netherlands (0-0, 4 tab 3) and finally died this Tuesday.
While on duty a few hours after the end of the match, John Njau Kibue suffered a serious fall on Saturday morning in the bays of the Lusail Stadium.
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An investigation has been opened
According to the Peninsula news outlet, medical staff at the stadium "
immediately rushed to the scene and provided emergency care before he was transferred to the intensive care unit at Hamad Medical Hospital by ambulance
The security guard had been in intensive care for three days but unfortunately succumbed to his injuries.
In a statement, the organizers indicate "
urgently investigate the circumstances that led to the fall and provide further information pending the outcome of the investigation
This tragedy comes after the deaths of three journalists, Grant Wahl, Roger Pearce and Khalid Al Misslam, since the start of the World Cup.