Kolkata: Ahead of the September 2 international friendly match Argentina Vs Venezuela, the police is all geared up to offer foolproof security to Lionel Messi & Co during their stay in the city till September 4.
Deputy Inspector General of Police S N Gupta said that adequate security is being given at the match venue and the hotel where they would stay.
Security has also been strengthen along extend from airport to team hotel on EM Bypass with CCTV cameras put in place and there will extensive checking in the hotel and the venue and all spectators will be frisked before entry into the ground, the police reports said.
According to the reports, five members of the Argentine squad have already arrived this morning whereas the others along with Coach Alejandro Sabella along with others are scheduled to arrive tomorrow.
Venezuela squad members also join tomorrow whereas the Argentine superstar Lionel Messi is scheduled to arrive along with Barca teammate Javier Mascherano on Tuesday night after his club commitment in La Liga.