FIFA Women world cup last batch tickets on sale

Around 650,000 tickets for the women world cup to be staged in New Zealand and Australia have been sold .

The organizers say they are on course to sell a record 1.5 million tickets with the event set to kickoff in the next 100 days .

Fifa hope more than 100,000 fans will attend the event’s opening day overall, when New Zealand play 1995 winners Norway at the 50,000 capacity Eden Park in Auckland ..

“Fifa’s mission is to organize the biggest and best Women’s World Cup in history this year,” said Fifa secretary general Fatma Samoura.

Australia’s opening match was originally due to be played at Sydney Football Stadium, which holds 45,500 people, but has been moved to a bigger venue to meet the demand for tickets.

The last phase of ticket sales has just started for what promises to be another big milestone in women’s football.

During the build-up to the 2019 World Cup in France, Fifa said a record 720,000 tickets had been sold with 50 days to go.

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has predicted the 2023 edition will be the “best ever” after it was expanded from 24 teams in 2019.

Thirty-two countries will compete over 64 matches at 10 different venues across nine cities in Australia and New Zealand.

Eight teams are making their World Cup debuts – Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Vietnam, Philippines, Haiti, Panama, Zambia and Morocco.

Zambia – 77th in the world – are the lowest ranked team at the tournament. Denmark are making their first World Cup appearance for 16 years.

The tournament starts on 20 July with the final et for 20th August.

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