Indonesia riot police stand guard during a match between Persija and Bandung, before which a Persija fan Haringga Sirla was beaten to death. Photo: AFP

Indonesia must solve its deadly football violence before bidding for Olympics or the World Cup

  • Haringga Sirla was beaten to death by rival supporters before a game in Bandung in September, the 74th football-related casualty in 20 years
  • Indonesia says it would bid for the 2032 Olympics and join Asean neighbours in a joint bid for the 2034 World Cup
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Indonesia riot police stand guard during a match between Persija and Bandung, before which a Persija fan Haringga Sirla was beaten to death. Photo: AFP
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