The Sofia police are taking special measures in connection with the sporting events in Sofia, which will take place in the city on Sunday.

According to, the Sofia police are taking special measures in connection with the sporting events in Sofia, which will take place in the city on Sunday. This was reported by the Ministry of the Interior.

Before, during and after their conduct, police officers will monitor the order and prevent incidents in the city. If necessary, traffic on the routes will be stopped and restored gradually.

Due to possible temporary traffic difficulties in the central part of the capital, SDVR urges residents and guests of the capital to comply with the established organization and ongoing activities and avoid these routes.

At 09:00 in front of the building of the National Assembly, the half-marathon “Running for Europe” will start, which will be held over three distances (5 km, 10 km and 21 km) and will pass along Tsar Osvoboditel Vasil Levski Boulevard. blvd., st. Gurko, blvd. Evlogi and Christo Georgiev, blvd. Dragan Tsankov, blvd. Kliment Ohridsky, prof. M. Semova, bul. Andrei Sakharov, blvd. Andrey Lyapchev, blvd. Kliment Ohridsky, st. M. Dimitrov, st. Nikola Gabrovsky, blvd. Simeonovsko highway, blvd. Nikola Vaptsarov, blvd. Dragan Tsankov, st. Nikola Mircheva, st. to the Vasil Levski National Stadium.

At 09:00 on the open track of the Vasil Levski National Stadium, children’s athletics competitions, which are part of the Run for Europe initiative, begin.

At about 11:00 from the National Assembly Square, the bike ride “Sofia Rides a Bike”, organized by the “Sofia – the Sports Capital of Europe” Foundation, starts. Route of participants: blvd. “Tsar Liberator”, blvd. “Evlogi and Christo Georgievi”, blvd. “Bulgaria”, blvd. “Vitosha” to the park “Southern Park” – a large clearing, from Vitosha Boulevard, where they end.

At 17:00 at the National Stadium “Vasil Levski” the final of the Bulgarian Cup between the teams of PFC “CSKA – Sofia” and PFC “Levski” will begin.

At the established checkpoints in the area of ​​the sports facility, police officers will conduct a thorough search of all visitors to the football match. Strict measures have been taken to prevent visitors who are prohibited from attending sporting events.

Employees in uniform will monitor the visibility of spectators in a state of obvious alcohol intoxication, as well as persons carrying prohibited items and things (firearms, pyrotechnics, knives, clubs, boxes, umbrellas, bottles, including perfume bottles). Minors will only be allowed into the stadium when accompanied by an adult and with a pre-filled declaration that can be downloaded online.

In order to avoid crowding, we urge spectators to take advantage of the earlier opening of the entrances to the stadium. Doors will be open for visitors at 15:00.

The security of the sports meeting is carried out by private security companies, whose task is to keep order in the stadium during the meeting. They will be assisted by police officers who will intervene only when necessary.

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