The President of the Republic of Indonesia (RI), Joko Widodo visited the Kanjuruhan Stadium, Malang after the incident that killed hundreds of supporters. Photo: (Avirista Midaada / MPI
Jokowi was greeted directly by the General Chairperson (Ketum) of PSSI, the Regent of Malang, President of Arema FC Gilang Widya Pramana and the management of Singo Edan. Arriving at the stadium area at 14.30 WIB, Jokowi entered the room under the VVIP stands.
While at the Kanjuruhan Stadium, Jokowi immediately inspected the southern sector of the stadium, which is the location of many victims who died.
Jokowi stated that he had come to Kanjuruhan Stadium, Malang to get an overview of the events on Saturday (1/10/2022) night after the Arema FC vs. Persebaya Surabaya match.
“We know that an independent joint team has been formed. We hope that this team will soon be able to complete its tasks,” said Jokowi.
This joint team is expected to be able to uncover the main cause of the Kanjuruhan tragedy. “So we know the main cause of the October 1 tragedy at the Kanjuruhan Stadium,” he said.