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France: Massive security planned for Euro Cup, say UEFA officials02:51

France: Massive security planned for Euro Cup, say UEFA officials

France, Saint-Denis
June 8, 2016 at 20:24 GMT +00:00 · Published

The opening press conference for UEFA Euro 2016 football tournament took place at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, Wednesday, with UEFA Interim General Secretary Theodore Theodoridis, President of Euro 2016 SAS Jacques Lambert and Operations Director at UEFA Events Martin Kallen all speaking.

Theodoridis assured journalists that all the ten host cities were ready for the tournament and that he was "quite impatient to get to Friday 9 o'clock to start the football". Lambert described the double security measures in "fan zones, stadiums and official places". He stated that there would be "10,000 agents of private security" to provide security in hotels, transfer zones, and stadiums.

The 2016 UEFA Euro Cup will be held in France between June 10 and July 10 with matches to be played in 10 different locations, namely in Bordeaux, Lens, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Paris, Saint-Denis, Saint-Etienne, and Toulouse. A total of 24 European national teams qualified for the Euro Cup final tournament in 2016.

France: Massive security planned for Euro Cup, say UEFA officials02:51
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The opening press conference for UEFA Euro 2016 football tournament took place at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, Wednesday, with UEFA Interim General Secretary Theodore Theodoridis, President of Euro 2016 SAS Jacques Lambert and Operations Director at UEFA Events Martin Kallen all speaking.

Theodoridis assured journalists that all the ten host cities were ready for the tournament and that he was "quite impatient to get to Friday 9 o'clock to start the football". Lambert described the double security measures in "fan zones, stadiums and official places". He stated that there would be "10,000 agents of private security" to provide security in hotels, transfer zones, and stadiums.

The 2016 UEFA Euro Cup will be held in France between June 10 and July 10 with matches to be played in 10 different locations, namely in Bordeaux, Lens, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Paris, Saint-Denis, Saint-Etienne, and Toulouse. A total of 24 European national teams qualified for the Euro Cup final tournament in 2016.

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