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PRAGUE, July 20 – Slovak policemen were invited to Budapest on Wednesday to work together with their Hungarian counterparts in the first match of the 2nd qualifying round of the Champions League football between the local club Ferencváros and Slovan Bratislava, TA3 TV channel reported, citing the leadership of the Slovak police.
“On the joint control of the Hungarian and Slovak police over the situation at the stadium, the leaders of the Hungarian police Janos Balogh and Slovakia, Stefan Gamran, agreed. When solving possible problems during a football match, colleagues will be guided by Hungarian law. The task of the Slovak police will be to prevent threats to public order and security, as well as prevention of possible offenses by the fans of both teams,” the police quoted the channel as saying. At the same time, the police authorities of both countries reminded club fans that it is forbidden to carry weapons and pyrotechnics to the match.
The head coach of Ferencváros is a Russian specialist, former head coach of the Russian national team Stanislav Cherchesov. Last season, the team under his leadership made a “golden double” – became the champion of Hungary and won the Cup of the country.