The statement said: ‘This decision was made after a Maplestory 2 Mesos meeting held at the Westfalenstadion between UEFA, representatives of the two clubs and local authorities.’German Justice Minister Heiko Maas wrote on Twitter following the explosion: ‘Shocking news.
Our thoughts are with (Borussia Dortmund). You’ll never walk alone!’Germany’s interior minister Thomas de Maziere also spoke out after the incident. He said: ‘My thoughts are with the team. Now we have to find out what lay behind this. I hope that tomorrow football will once again take centre stage.’Germany has seen matches postponed over security concerns before.In Hannover, in November 2015.
Germany’s international soccer friendly against the Netherlands was canceled just before kickoff after police feared an explosive device might be detonated at the stadium.It came days after devices were detonated outside the Stade de France in Paris as France was playing Germany as part of a coordinated attack on the French capital.
Dortmund police said security would be tightened at best of MS2 Mesos Wednesday’s match, with a major deployment of officers to ‘ensure that the game is played safely.’Separately, security was also being tightened at another major Champions League clash in Germany on Wednesday – between Bayern Munich and Real Madrid.