November 20, 2023
Tomorrow at 18:00 at the Slavia – Alexander Shalamanov stadium in Sofia, a football match between the youth national teams of Bulgaria and Estonia is to be held. SDVR takes measures to protect public order and organize traffic in the capital in connection with an upcoming football match. A buffer zone will be built around the stadium, reports the press center of the Ministry of the Interior.
“The traffic regime will be implemented through two checkpoints on “Koloman” street – one on the side of “Ovcha Kupel” blvd. and the second on the side of “Slavia” street.
In order to avoid overcrowding, due to the thorough checks, we invite spectators to take advantage of the open entrances to the stadium at 5:00 p.m.,” the police said.
“We inform the visitors that checks will be carried out on persons in order to identify perpetrators of anti-social acts from the evening of November 16. Before, during and after the football match, police officers will monitor the preservation of public order and the prevention of crimes on the territory of the city. Strict measures have been taken by the organizer to prevent the admission of visitors who have been banned from attending sports events. Minors will be allowed on the territory of the stadium only with an adult companion and a pre-filled declaration that can be downloaded and from the Internet,” the Ministry of the Interior states.
“Checks will also be carried out for carrying prohibited items and items – firearms, pyrotechnics, knives, bats, boxes, bottles, etc. We call on everyone who will go to support the youth national team to be careful and not allow be involved in provocations,” the message also said.
We remind you that at the protest against the leadership of the Bulgarian Football Union, held in Sofia on November 16, there was an escalation of tension and clashes between protesters and the police, during which dozens were injured.
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