Security to be tightened for Vietnam’s upcoming World Cup qualifying matches

Friday, 2019-11-08 13:26:51
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VFF General Secretary Le Hoai Anh speaks at the meeting. (Photo: VFF)
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NDO – A meeting to implement security and safety work for Vietnam’s upcoming World Cup qualifying matches against the United Arab Emirates and Thailand at My Dinh Stadium took place at the headquarters of the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) in Hanoi on November 7.

The event was attended by VFF officials and representatives from Hanoi’s police forces, the National Sports Complex and the KTC Vietnam Security Company.

At the meeting, delegates reached a consensus on implementing security measures as with the Vietnam-Malaysia clash earlier on October 10.

Accordingly, the Hanoi Police will work with the VFF and relevant units to ensure security and safety before, during and after the matches in the most effective fashion, in addition to deploying traffic lane separation measures to prevent congestion around My Dinh Stadium and preparing backup routes.

Additionally, inspection will be strengthened keep prohibited items, especially explosives and flares, outside the stadium.

A general view of the meeting. (Photo: VFF)

The VFF is responsible for providing a specific operational plan of foreign supporters so that the Hanoi Police can take protection measures if necessary.

Fans are encouraged to arrive at the stadium early to receive the best support.

As scheduled, Park Hang-seo’s Vietnamese side will take on the UAE at 8pm on November 14 before hosting Thailand five days later.