Egypt v Algeria football match in Khartoum, Sudan guarded by 15,000 police
Egypt-Algeria match in Khartoum secured by fifteen thousand policemen
(Khartoum - agencies -18 November): Fifteen thousand policemen will be deployed in the streets of Khartoum. This said the Walli of Khartoum Dr. Abdel Rahman Algidir. They guard also the two hotels in which teams from Egypt and Algeria are residing. He said his government is ready to face any emergency.The riot police have surrounded the two stadiums where the teams held their last training on Monday.Click on labels here below to read related reports.
Algidir said he expect 48 planes carrying Algerian fans and 18 aircrafts with Egyptian fans. More than two thousand Egyptians arrive by bus. Fans of each team will get nine thousand tickets and 17 thousand tickets are allocated to the Sudanese public.