800,000 tickets sold for WC

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

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

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

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

Tickets for the November 21 opener which will feature hosts Qatar as well as the December 18 final were the most popular picks. The majority of the 32 places available for teams have been secured and there are still a handful of World Cup qualifiers to be completed.

The final draw for the World Cup where the teams will be divided into groups will take place on Friday.

FIFA added that fans who didn’t pass the first sales phase will have another chance to apply during the next “draw sales period” on their website on April 5.

When does the 2022 FIFA WORLD CUP start?

The first match of the group stage later this year will take place on 21 November. This game will feature hosts Qatar and another side from Group A, and will kick off at 1pm local time (10am BST).

The tournament will take place over a month, with the final scheduled for December 18 and with a kick off at 6 p.m. local time (3 p.m. BST).

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

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

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