25th Arabian Gulf Cup: Command and Control/Crisis Management workshop held in Basra ahead of the football tournament to kick off in January

EUAM Iraq Senior Strategic Advisers held a four-day Command and Control/Crisis Management workshop for 30 Iraqi senior police commanders who will be in charge of supervising the security of this high-profile event to be held in Basra from 6 to 19 January. 


The Commander of the police security for the 25th Arabian Gulf Cup and his Deputy were among the participants to the EUAM Iraq workshop held in Basra 

Special attention was given by EUAM Iraq Senior Strategic Advisers to recent security issues impacting sports events

Special attention was given by EUAM advisers during the workshop to managerial aspects of major sports events and their planning and coordination, including crowd-control lessons learned. 


EUAM advisers also participated in a big-scale security drill the Basra police organised with 500 officers at the Basra International Stadium that hosts the competition with a capacity of 65,000 spectators. 

A  major drill was held at Basra International Stadium which will host the matches to assess contingency plans for the football tournament

The 25th Arabian Gulf Cup, organised by the Arab Gulf Cup Football Federation (AGCFF), will include the national selections of eight Gulf countries, including Iraq, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Yemen. 

Thousands of football fans are expected to attend the matches in Basra. 

Watch Al Mirbad press agency interview with EUAM Iraq's Senior Strategic Adviser on Command & Control and Crisis Management Hans Moors: 

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