More than 500,000 tickets were won by fans for this year’s Women’s World Cup before it began in July.
Tickets for the final at Stadium Australia on 20 August are believed to be the most interesting.
The ninth edition of the tournament kicks off on July 20, with co-hosts New Zealand and Australia taking on Norway. Republic of Ireland.
The Football Ferns will face Norway in the opening game at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand.
The Matildas, meanwhile, skippered by Chelsea striker Sam Kerr, are set to face Vera Pow’s Republic of Ireland side, which is subject to a change of venue due to high demand for tickets.
Irish Independent last week report Their equipment could be moved to the 83,500-capacity Stadium Australia.
The Republic of Ireland is said to rank among the top 10 countries for ticket purchases.
Their team is poised to make history by entering the tournament for the first time in their 50-year history.
England is also said to have one of the highest numbers of tickets sold following last summer’s win for the Lionesses. Euro.
Last July’s game against Germany at Wembley drew a record crowd of over 87,000.
FIFA “So far, the top 10 ticket buyers for the 2023 Women’s World Cup are fans living in the United States, United Kingdom, Qatar, Germany, China, Canada, Ireland and France,” said Fatma Samoura, Executive Director.
“This highlights the incredible appeal of the women’s game and the passion it arouses among football fandoms around the world who want to participate in the tournament.”
This year’s World Cup will be the first to feature a total of 32 nations, following a competition that expanded from a 24-team competition.
Sarina Wiegman’s Lionesses are one of the teams considered front-runners, along with co-hosts Australia and four-time World Cup winners USA.
Olympic gold medalists Canada and Euro 2022 finalists Germany are also considered among the favorites, along with Sweden, Spain, France and Copa America Feminina champions Brazil.
In addition to the Republic of Ireland, Morocco, the Philippines, Vietnam and Zambia will be participating for the first time in this year’s contest.
From February 17-23, New Zealand will host a play-off tournament to determine which nations will fill the vacancies in the World Cup group stages.
The 10 countries competing for these slots are Portugal, Cameroon, Thailand, Chile, Haiti, Senegal, Taiwan, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay and Panama.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/21072455/womens-world-cup-ticket-sales-fifa/ Women’s World Cup tickets sold over 500,000, with more expected to go on sale ahead of competition