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PSSI and Police Tighten Security Team Indonesian National Team

PSSI and Police Tighten Security Team Indonesian National Team

PSSI will work together with the Indonesian National Police (Polri) to secure two friendly matches to be held at the Patriot Stadium in Bekasi on Wednesday (4/10). The plan, about 2,380 personnel who come from a combination of elements of Police and internal security PSSI will be involved for security.

As is known, the first match will feature the U-19 national team against Cambodia U19 national team on Wednesday (05/10/2017) at 18:30 pm. After this match is over, the second match brings together Indonesia’s senior national team against Cambodia. This match starts at 21:30 pm.

Head of Infrastructure Safety and Security PSSI Nugroho Setiawan said, learning from previous experience, PSSI seeks to improve the security system inside and outside the stadium.

“We have designed a security system that synergized with the police. Audience to the audience will be more stringent and we appeal to the fans not to bring goods that are forbidden to be brought into the stadium, “said Nugroho.

Some objects that are not allowed to be brought among supporters, cigarettes, firecrackers, laser lights, matches, cigarettes, smoke bombs, sticks and any kind of goods that can be used as weapons. In addition, also banners that read messages outside of soccer and sports.

Supporters are also not allowed to carry alcoholic beverages. “We want the safety and comfort issues of watching at the stadium we watch together. Therefore we [PSSI] also expect awareness and cooperation from all parties. We want to create an atmosphere that is comfortable to watch and safe for all, “said Nugroho.

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Secretary General of PSSI, Queen Tisha Destria explained, related issues of security and safety of spectators at the stadium is actually set in the FIFA Stadium Safety and Security Regulation.

“We will continue to campaign and socialize this. Of course we also expect help from other parties, such as clubs and the media. No less important is also the consciousness of the supporters. The point is the security of our shared responsibility, “Tisha explained.

Tisha is optimistic Indonesian football will continue to grow and become an industry. With the improvement of infrastructure, the stadium will become one of the recreational destinations. People not only come to support his team, but also enjoy the atmosphere of the stadium with a sense of security and comfort.