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Tight security for England-USA

2010-06-10 13:14

Johannesburg – Tight security measures have been put in place for the World Cup match in Rustenburg on Saturday, North West MEC for public safety Howard Yawa said on Thursday.

"A zero tolerance against crime, unruly fans and spectators will be maintained throughout Rustenburg, park n rides, park n walk, fields fan fest, public viewing areas in our respective districts and at the stadium venue," he said.

Confederation Cup runner-up USA will play England at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace in Phokeng, outside Rustenburg on Saturday.

Yawa said crime prevention and traffic law enforcement operations had been intensified and a stadium "log-down" implemented as from Wednesday.

"All vehicles entering the stadium precinct henceforth have to go through the remote search park for a thorough scan."

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