a ministerial meeting scheduled for Monday to “identify the dysfunctions”


UEFA, the FFF, the Stade de France, the Paris Police Headquarters, the Prefecture of Seine-Saint-Denis and the town hall of Saint-Denis will be received by the Minister of Sports and the Minister of the Interior.

The organizers of the Champions League final, the police and local authorities will meet at 11:00 a.m. on Monday to “surround malfunctions » and the problems of access for supporters on Saturday at the Stade de France, the Ministry of Sports and the Olympic Games announced on Sunday.

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« With the Minister of the Interior, we deplore the incidents that marred the evening of the Champions League on Saturday evening at the Stade de France and regret that some supporters with tickets were unable to attend the match.“Said in a press release the new Minister of Sports and the Olympic and Paralympic Games Amélie Oudéa-Castera.

Learning lessons for the future

« The priority now is to identify very precisely the dysfunctions with UEFA, the French Football Federation, the Stade de France, the Paris Police Headquarters, the Seine-Saint-Denis Prefecture and the town hall of Saint-Denis in order to learn all the lessons to prevent such incidents from happening again for our future major international sporting events“, continues the press release.

Saturday, the kick-off of the final of the prestigious Champions League, between Real Madrid and Liverpool (1-0), was delayed by more than thirty minutes due to access problems for supporters. The pre-match was marked by chaotic scenes around the stadium, with no serious injuries.

According to the European Football Union (UEFA),thousands of spectators» presented themselves with «counterfeit notes that did not work« , creating « an accumulation of spectatorsin the queues.

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