Jilong expresses anguish over Egypt deaths

AFC Acting President Zhang Jilong has expressed his deep shock and anguish over Wednesday’s catastrophic incident in Port Said, Egypt, in which 74 football fans were killed. 

In a letter sent to Egyptian Football Association President Samir Zaher, Jilong wrote: “My heart goes out to the families and friends of the victims.

“On behalf of the Asian football family, I would like to offer my profound sympathy and condolences. 

“We stand ready to assist you in this time of mourning for Egyptian football.”

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