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I'm probably the only ligachefen in Europe that have bought into pyrotechnics

At the beginning of the allsvenskan has supporters in Sweden have reacted against what they see as more repressive measures from the police.

" It's a difficult debate. I can share the concerns, " says Mats Enquist.

At a press conference with the occasion of the last weeks of discussion, he highlights the changing relationship to the fans as the core reason to why the problems of violence and racism almost been eliminated since he started in 2012. At the same time, the atmosphere around the games is what attracts the audience most.

La Liga, Premier League and Bundesliga have all been on study visits to see how the allsvenskan succeed with the equation, " says Enquist.

a collaboration with supporterunionen SFSU around issues of value.

" It is absolutely unique. There is no one else that has done it, " he says.

The problems that remain are the illegal he was entitled, says Enquist.

Since two years back have Sef and SFSU collaborated on the ”cool pyro”, bengalpjäser who doesn't smoke or become hot, something that Danish Brøndby also going to test.


We have bought a big box of it. I am probably the only ligachefen in Europe who have bought into the pyrotechnics. Lådvis. I hope that in any case, " says Enquist.

, paid by the Sef, have gone to SFSU. It confirms the chairman of the Sofia Bohlin for DN.

– the Pieces came to Sweden in november, december. Right now we have them, and examine the possibility for the supporters and what associations that are interested in testing it, " she says.

She believes that a test on a match will get rid of before the season is over, probably in the autumn. Some supporter groups have shown interest. The police must also give permission.

– We are realistic. We do not believe that the pyrotechnics that are available today will disappear. But it can reduce. This will be an option.

the Swedish sports Confederation with the instructions of an intrusive visitationsteknik, that police in southern Sweden set as a condition for that the clubs would get matchtillstånd, was met by great resistance. In the week banned the police in Sundsvall so-called OH-flags after the bengals appeared on the stands the match before.

the Film was removed, and it remains to be seen whether the ban on the TRANSPARENCIES, the flags are left to the next match.

"We have started the football season with a more punitive attitude from the police," says Sofia Bohlin.

– Where we hope that a better dialogue, based on research and a more constructive note can find another way to go.

they will get control of the relationship to the police.

– To treat supporters like cattle, with repression, allows to obtain a counter-culture. We have launched a cooperation now with supporterunionen. Then say the downside to ”you should not speak with them, you should pop to hard”. But we have 20 years experience of it not working so well, " he says.

Read more: Flaggförbud in Sundsvall, sweden: ”We are shocked”

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