Fire in training center injures Bangu's under-20 athletes

Due to smoke inhalation, seven players and one member of the technical committee received medical attention.

Three days after the tragedy that killed ten athletes in Flamengo's base category, a fire broke out at the accommodation of the Aeronautics Sports Commission (CDA), at the University of the Air Force (UNIFA), in the Sulacap neighborhood, also in the western zone of the state's capital. At the time of the incident, the athletes of Bangu's under-20 team were resting. Due to smoke inhalation, seven players and one member of the technical committee received medical attention.

The left-back of the under-20 team of Bangu Atlético Clube, Diego Casco, 18, was discharged from the Hospital de Aeronáutica dos Afonsos (HAAF), while midfielder Mattheus Rocha, also 18, will be observed for 24 hours. According to the club, Rocha is not at risk. The causes of the incident will be determined by the Brazilian Air Force (FAB).

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