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A historic day for football in Ecuador

All fences were removed from Atahualpa National Stadium after a culmination of nearly two years of collaboration with UK stadium security experts.

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DHM Tina Hamilton and Minister Francisco Cevallos
DHM Tina Hamilton and Minister Francisco Cevallos

After a culmination of nearly two years of collaboration with UK stadium security experts and projects related to share the British Experience in security of stadiums, our DHM, Tina Hamilton visited Atahualpa National Stadium with the Minister of Sport, Jose Fransico Cevallos to see for herself the fences that have been removed. After a tour of the stadium she watched the first game of football without fences. It was a historic day for Ecuador and she was proud to be a part of it.

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Published 27 January 2014