Nigerian soccer fans are expected to rush tickets that would enable them watch live matches of the female national team, Super Falcons at this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.
Footballlive.ng can report that Falcons’ fans will commence the rush for ticket to various match venues for France 2019, following confirmation that individual tickets are now on sale at www.fifa.com/fifawwc/tickets.
It would interest Nigerian fans to learn that Category 4 tickets for all group matches are available from €9, apart from the opening match between France and Korea Republic at the Parc des Princes on Friday 7 June, for which prices start at €13.
Lyon will host the semi-finals (2-3 July) and the final (7 July) of the tournament, with prices for the final ranging from €23 for category 4 to €84 for category 1.
Before this latest sales phase, an impressive 535,000 tickets had already been sold. French supporters are leading ticket purchases (53 per cent of sales), with a significant number of fans from the USA (23 per cent) and the Netherlands (9 per cent) also snapping up tickets.
The three stadiums that have sold the most seats so far are Lyon (150,000), Paris (120,000) and Rennes (55,000).
The FIFA Women’s World Cup – to be held from 7 June to 7 July – will feature 24 teams contesting 52 matches across nine Host Cities in France: Grenoble, Le Havre, Lyon, Montpellier, Nice, Paris, Reims, Rennes and Valenciennes.