Stadiums in Indonesia are not worthy of holding a League 1 match, not only Kanjuruhan. PSSI Deputy Chairman, Iwan Budianto admitted that numerous colosseums in League 1 didn’t misbehave with FIFA rules. According to him, only colosseums that are allowed to hold sanctioned matches have single seat installations.
The organizing commission (panpel) for the East Java derby between Arema FC versus Persebaya drew sharp attention. Because they vend tickets beyond the capacity of the Kanjuruhan Stadium. As a result, the National Police named Abdul Harris as the Chair of the Panpel as one of the suspects. Iwan also spoke about this.
Iwan assesses that it has commodity to do with the Kanjuruhan Stadium which doesn’t have single seat installations. According to him, if the colosseum has a single seat installation, the commission will be suitable to record the tickets vended.
In fact, FIFA rules say single seat is a obLeaguetory installation that must be in the colosseum. Especially for holding sanctioned matches. It aims to determine the exact capacity of a colosseum.
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” Because if we follow all the rules for mollifying FIFA’s safety and security procedures, also all colosseums that can be used to hold matches are only colosseums that have single seats,” Iwan told journalists at the Wisma Kemenpora.
“With that, the indigenous Panpel can vend tickets according to theseat.However, also the Panpel will get an ID from the followership on the bench,” he continued, If the Panpel sells according to the seat number.
Stadiums in Indonesia will be checked
That’s why, it’s necessary to conduct an inspection for all colosseums in League 1. The Ministry of Youth and Sports (Kemenpora) will cooperate with the Ministry of PUPR to inspection the colosseum. So that analogous incidents don’t be again.
Iwan also added that FIFA will also come to Indonesia in the near future. FIFA representatives will carry out numerous dockets during their visit to the country. Including a review of the feasibility of the Kanjuruhan Stadium to hold an sanctioned match.
” So then, FIFA is an independent body that must be maintained its independence, within the coming two to three days (FIFA representatives come),” he said.