Germany to Honor Airbus A320 Crash Victims in Australia's Friendly
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – World Champion Germany will honor the victims of Tuesday's disaster in the friendly match against Australia in Kaiserslautern on Wednesday.
Germany will wear black armbands and there will be a minute's silence before the friendly to honor the victims of the French Alps air crash.
More than half the victims of the air crash are believed to have been German.
"It is the one clear thought which overshadows everything else," German Football Association president Wolfgang Niersbach confirmed.
"We owe it to the victims and their families that the football family share in their grief."
Sixteen German teenagers on a school exchange trip are among the 144 passengers and six crew killed when a Germanwings jet crashed in the French Alps en route to Duesseldorf from Barcelona, smh.com wrote.