Tight security will be employed at the Shah Alam Stadium in order to ensure that the Malaysia Cup final clash between Kelantan and Pahang comes to a safe conclusion2000 security forces will be tasked with ensuring that the Malaysia Cup final clash between Pahang and Kelantan proceeds smoothly without any unwanted disruptions this weekend.
Over 80,000 tickets have been sold for the titanic encounter, and the given the history of these finals, there has been general safety concerns. Issues regarding fake tickets have also been brought up, but now appears that the security level has been significantly beefed up for this weekend.
"We will be working hard to ensure safety of all the fans. But at the same time, we hope that all the fans could also cooperate by following all the rules and regulation on Sunday," Selangor Vice-Chief of Police, Datuk Abdul Rahim Jaafar said.
"The police officers on duty will be snapping up people who disregard the rules at the Shah Alam Stadium and at the same time, we will also be monitoring the issue revolving fake tickets.
"As for parkings, Kelantan fans will be required to park their cars in the area beside the Giant supermarket, while the Pahang fans will be parking their cars in the area beside the Malawati Stadium.
Reception for this match has been immense, with thousands of fans being left disappointed due to limited tickets, However, there will be live screening of the match outside the stadium for fans to enjoy the game, while not missing out on the atmosphere.
As for spectators with tickets, gates will be opened at 3pm, with kick off slated for 8.45 pm