FA to pay Wembley tribute to Christchurch attack victims

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 19, 2019, 02.26 PM(IST)

Flowers and messages are seen at the memorial site for the victims of Friday's shooting, outside Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand. Photograph:( Reuters )

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"We will pay tribute to the victims of the tragedy in New Zealand at the England v Czech Republic match on Friday 22 March," the FA said in a statement.

The Football Association (FA) Tuesday said a tribute will be paid to the victims of the mass shooting in Christchurch before England's European Championship qualifier against Czech Republic at Wembley Stadium on Friday.

"We will pay tribute to the victims of the tragedy in New Zealand at the England v Czech Republic match on Friday 22 March," the FA said in a statement.

"We will remember everyone affected by the terrible events in Christchurch."

Nearly Fifty people died and several others have been injured in the attack in New Zealand.