2010 security under the spotlight

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Pretoria - Law enforcement representatives of the 32 teams participating in the 2010 FIFA World Cup are gathering at FIFA's headquarters in Zurich today, to discuss security plans for the tournament.

Also attending the meeting are representatives of Interpol, FIFA and the 2010 Local Organising Committee (LOC).

South African National Police Commissioner, Bheki Cele, is expected to provide an overview of plans for national security, protection of teams, referees and spectators during the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

The meeting will be concluded on Friday with a press conference by FIFA President Joseph Blatter, FIFA Secretary General J,r"me Valcke, LOC boss Danny Jordaan, and representatives of both the South African police and the other 31 participating countries.