800,000 tickets sold for WC


FIFA World Cup 2022 Tickets: 800,000 tickets sold for World Cup 2022 in Qatar – Fans have bought 804,186 tickets for matches at the World Cup in Qatar later this year in the first phase of sales, soccer’s world governing body and tournament organisers FIFA said on Wednesday. Follow InsideSport.IN for the latest FIFA World Cup updates.

FIFA said interest in tickets mainly came from countries such as Qatar, the United States of America, England, Mexico, the United Arab Emirates, Germany, India, Brazil, Argentina, and Saudi Arabia.

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FIFA World Cup 2022 Tickets: Over 800,000 tickets sold for World Cup 2022 in Qatar in the first phase, says FIFA – Check dates to book your World Cup tickets

FIFA World Cup 2022 Tickets: Over 800,000 tickets sold for World Cup 2022 in Qatar

Tickets for the opening game on November 21 which will feature hosts Qatar as well as the final on December 18 were the most popular choices. The majority of the 32 slots available for teams have been secured with a handful of World Cup qualifiers left to be completed.

The final draw for the World Cup where teams will be split into groups will be held on Friday.

FIFA added fans who did not succeed in the first sales phase will have another chance to apply during the next “random selection draw sales period” on their website on April 5.

When does FIFA WORLD CUP 2022 begin?

The first group stage fixture later this year will be held on November 21st. That game will feature hosts Qatar and another side from Group A, and will kick-off at 1pm local time (10am BST).

The tournament will run over one month, with the final scheduled for December 18th and with a 6pm local time kick-off (3pm BST).

FIFA World Cup 2022 Tickets: Over 800,000 tickets sold for World Cup 2022 in Qatar in the first phase, says FIFA - Check dates to book your World Cup tickets
FIFA World Cup 2022 Tickets: Over 800,000 tickets sold for World Cup 2022 in Qatar in the first phase, says FIFA – Check dates to book your World Cup tickets

FIFA WORLD CUP 2022: KEY DATES

  • Group stage draw: April 1
  • Group stage – November 21 – December 2
  • Last-16 – December 3-6
  • Quarter-finals – December 9-10
  • Semi-finals – December 13-14
  • Final – December 18

FIFA World Cup 2022 Tickets: Over 800,000 tickets sold for World Cup 2022 in Qatar in the first phase, says FIFA – Check dates to book your World Cup tickets

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