Swedish police authority announces that from now on there will be a ban on bringing bags to major events and festivals in Sweden, including the Allsvenskan and Superettan stadiums.

The police are the ones responsible for assessing relevant and legitimate measures based on the security level in the country.

The bag ban decision means that no bags are allowed in the Allsvenskan and Superettan arenas, this applies to all sizes. This also includes plastic bags, transparent or covered bags.

Swedish Professional Football Leagues understands that the decision will have consequences for the organizer of football matches based on resources, communication and irritation from visitors.

Swedish Professional Football Leagues has a continuous dialogue with the police based on the problems that exist.

The decision, applies only to stadium visitors, not working staff, nor to people needing bags for medical reasons, applies from now until further notice.