Indonesia Vs Malaysia; 11,000 Security Personnel Deployed to GBK

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  • TEMPO.CO, JakartaJakarta Metro Police spokesman Sr. Comr. Argo Yuwono said that a total of 11,000 joint personnel will be dispatched to secure the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers match in Asia between the Indonesian national soccer team (Timnas) and Malaysia.

    The classic duel will be held in the main stadium of Gelora Bung Karno (GBK), Senayan, Thursday, September 5, at 19:30 Jakarta time.

    Argo explained the joint security team will comprise of personnel from the National Police, Indonesian Military (TNI), Transportation Agency, Public Order Agency (Satpol PP), and Fire and Rescue Agency.

    “We will set four security rings,” said Argo in his office, Wednesday, September 4.

    The first security ring will lie inside the stadium, while the second security ring will encompass the area around the stadium, the third security ring will be located at the stadium gates, and the fourth security ring will be centered on the roads to the stadium, he said.

    In today’s match against the Malaysian national team nicknamed Harimau Malaya, 66,000 tickets are on sale out of 77,000 seat capacities of GBK stadium. The Indonesian Football Association (PSSI) sec-gen deputy Marshal Masita over 40,000 tickets are sold out within two days.

    The first 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers match will be broadcasted live by Mola TV and TVRI. Indonesia will also host the match against Thailand on September 10. Other than the two, the national team also compete with other teams in the Group G, including Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates.

    IRSYAN HASYIM | YUSUF MANURUNG