Solo – On the sidelines of his visit to Central Java, the Chief of INP, General Police Listyo Sigit Prabowo, conducted a sudden inspection at the Solo Manahan Stadium, Thursday (25/3/2021). The number one person in the Bhayangkara Corps wanted to see firsthand the conditions and situation of the match between Persikabo and PSIS Semarang in the 2021 Menpora Cup event.
The Chief of INP then performed an antigen swab and was given a paper bracelet mark on the right wrist. When The Chief of INP arrived, Youth and Sports Minister Zainudin Amali and PSSI chairman Muchamad Iriawan appeared at the stadium. The Mayor of Solo, Gibran Rangkabuming, was also present.
“From the inspection results, there were no spectators, all players and officials were vaccinated, the reserve players wore masks and sat on distant benches. The preparation of health protocols with health workers and ambulances is also ready,” said General Sigit in his statement.
General Sigit hopes that there will be no violations of the health protocol in this sport because it will become a rule model in other matches.
As is known, the 2021 Menpora Cup will start on Sunday, March 21, 2021. INP Headquarters has granted permission for the tournament with several notes; namely, all matches without spectators at the stadium are broadcast live by television stations and online media. The committee must limit the number of players, officials, committee members, security guards, invitees, and media crews in the match area to a maximum of 299 people. The match is held at the stadium in the Covid-19 green zone area.
“Based on direction from the Chief of INP, sports activities must be carried out with discipline and commitment from all parties in implementing health protocols,” said Head of Public Relations INP, Inspector General Argo Yuwono previously.