My name is Louis Utama, I love football, and contributor for one football tabloid in Indonesia.
I was really shocked when you post photos from Indonesia that are not true. (Editor: the photos on the right were sent to CFCnet via Twitter)
I will give you explanations.
- Meet and greet, jersey signing very expensive? Yes its true, just rich people can enter that session. (Image 1) I know my friend report from Bangkok and talk with many officials and other media. Finally Chelsea refund their money. But they still enter that session. Just 10% from drawing quiz. Very sad when I know, people that come to that session, don’t know Chelsea players, and they just bought jersey from store on that day.
- Fans can’t come to field during training. And no access to meet players during training. This situation because 2 promoters conflict with sponsor for this game. First promoter MyEvents sacked by BNI 2 months ago. And they don’t get compensation. They made appraisal for club, pay for field and many costs. But BNI as main sponsor don’t give compensation. I know the problem, but I don’t want to talk a lot in here. Maybe this situation, made training session closed, to prevent any troubles inside. Now after the game, this problem will be processed in court.
- About stadium last night, not true that kids and many people trap in stadium. (Image 2) The actual photo saw that door to dressing room is closed for fans! I know some fans used their ID to meet players in that area. But it is forbidden! So for security, the door to enter that area must be closed! I heard that last night someone want to take picture with Jose, when he try to change his shirt. Really crazy fans, and I hear official already pushed them away.
- The picture that shown yesterday, many kids trap etc is not true. I know that man ‘usually’ take pictures or get signature but yesterday, security closed that door. Because for safety reason. And they talk rubbish because emotion, can’t meet players.
I don’t meet players too, just meet Mourinho and Ashley Cole during press conference and already tweet it.
After I know hotel is closed for public, and training also, its ok for me, I can’t meet players to take pictures or get signature. But I try not to be angry and talk rubbish and not the true things.
Just some people want to enter that area, but not permitted by security and make a fake story.
Actually no accident like that in game yesterday, and fans can come safely.
Contribution from Louis Utama.