FIFA step up security in the Bloemfontein area
The match in Bloemfontein on Sunday is one of the highest profile fixtures of the knockout round. FIFA and the tournament's local organising committee will ensure that a large number of police will allow everything to run smoothly.
Valcke said: "We have agreed with the South African Police Service that there will be a number of additional security measures, a few which you will see and a few that you will not. Kicking off at 4pm (local time) makes things easier than a night game as well."
LOC chief executive Danny Jordaan said. "Not just Bloemfontein but the whole country is waiting for this match. We have had a meeting with the police to talk about security and I'm sure fans will go there and have a wonderful time. A huge contest is expected and we look forward to this event. It came earlier on than expected but this is World Cup."