Vitaly Mutko: Confederations Cup 2017 security system works effectively

Vice Prime Minister also appreciated the work of the transport system
19 June 2017

The security system at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017  matches works effectively, all emerging technical issues are discussed in the working mode daily. This was stated by the LOC Chairman, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Vitaly Mutko.

The Confederations Cup started in Saint Petersburg on June 17, in the opening match, the Russian team defeated the New Zealand team (2 - 0). Kazan and Moscow also held one meeting each. The first game in Sochi will be held on Monday at 6 p.m. Moscow time, teams of Germany and Australia will play.

"Overall, the system works quite efficiently," Mutko said, "Some might think that the measures are excessive, especially when coming to the stadium, but this is well regulated." We are trying not to accumulate a large number of people. There are technical issues that we discuss every day, we correct everything in the working mode. "

Mutko also noted the work of the transport system, which functions in a special regime during the Confederations Cup. "There are no questions either for transport logistics, free travel systems work fine," he said, "About 30 thousand fans have already traveled on special trains free of charge. I would like the fans to plan their trips in advance, and if they change their plans, to reported in time about it, because places in trains for them are being hold to the last moment."

The Confederations Cup will end on July 2, the final of the tournament will be hosted by the Saint Petersburg Stadium.


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