Dortmund police issue warning to fans
Police authorities of the German city issued a document regarding the upcoming encounter between Borussia and PAOK and warn travelling fans of severe measures in case of disruptive behaviour.
After welcoming PAOK fans to Dortmund, German police state clearly that, regardless of club affiliation, any violent incident inside or outside the stadium will be severely punished and the offenders will face criminal charges.
In their statement, it is made clear that use of any pyrotechnics (flares, firecrackers etc) is strictly forbidden in the stadium and in all public areas of Dortmund. Offenders will face charges and won’t be allowed entrance to the stadium.
Police also add that they will intervene immediately in case of crowd trouble and will follow procedure and impose sanctions.
To facilitate their fans travelling to Germany to support the team, PAOK inform that, as agreed with Dortmund police, all fan clubs and organized supporters using buses, vans or cars, will be able to park their vehicles at Hoeschpark parking. It is near the local PAOK fan club and will be open from Wednesday noon until Thursday at 15:00.
On matchday, PAOK fans will gather until 15:00 in Hoeschpark parking lot, in order to leave at 15:30 escorted by police. Their destination will be the E3 parking of the Signal Iduna Stadium. Supporters not wishing to go to Hoeschpark are kindly requested to proceed directly to E3.
Address of PAOK fan club in Dortmund: Oesterholzstraße 93, 44147 Dortmund