He said that the re-assessment of the procedures came after Chilean fans broke through a fence that delimited the restricted areas and stormed the stadium’s media centre before the match between Chile and Spain.
“We have defined and will adjust these procedures to ensure that we have a more coordinated approach and a calm atmosphere at the stadium.
“We look at the plans in place and determine if it is adequate or if anything needs to be improved.
“This is routine. When problems are identified, we take corrective action.
He said that the safety and security plan for the World Cup arenas provided that private agents (stewards) were responsible for operating the gates and internal areas of the stadiums.
Rodrigues said that this would allow them to trigger support from the public safety authorities in case of necessity.
Medeiros said that the decision was taken to prevent Chilean fans from repeating their act.
“All the parties involved are working to ensure this does not happen again.
“Be are discussing operational matters, not infrastructure; so, the fix was already in place for the next match,” he said. (NAN)