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Cops, army ready for fans

2010-06-15 14:17
Johannesburg - Police and the defence force are ready to provide security for the match between France and Mexico at the Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane on Thursday.

"In order for the coming match to also proceed smoothly, safely and successfully, an appeal is made to all fans who are going to attend the match, to come early enough and well in time to enter the stadium," Colonel Motlafela Mojapelo said in a statement.

Fans were also requested to use the stadium's other entrance gates, so as not to congest the main entrance.

He said fans had tried to invade the pitch while the Algerian and Slovenia teams were warming-up ahead of their match on Sunday.

"Fans must take note that they will be arrested and removed from the stadium should they attempt to invade the playing area."

Spectators were asked not to leave valuable items such as laptops and cameras in their cars, as they were likely to have them broken into.

Everyone, including those with disabilities, were urged to use park and ride facilities as no private vehicles would be allowed to park near the stadium.

"There are five dedicated taxis at each park and ride to assist with the transport of people with disabilities."

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