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Women’s World Cup in New Zealand and Australia: Opening clash to host more than 100,000 spectators

Women’s World Cup in New Zealand and Australia: Opening clash to host more than 100,000 spectators

There have been a huge number of requests for tickets for Australia’s match against the Republic of Ireland, which coincides with the opening day of the next Women’s World Cup. FIFA announced this Monday that it would change the format of the clash to include more than 100,000 spectators between the first two matches of the tournament.

Initially, Australia-Republic of Ireland will host 45,500 spectators at the Sydney Soccer Stadium on July 20. However, the Gianni Infantino-led physical match will move to Stadium Australia, which will seat a total of 83,500 fans.

This will put 100,000 spectators on the opening day of the Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand between the clash between Australia and the Republic of Ireland and the opening match of the championship. New Zealand-Norway will be held at Eden Park, Auckland, with a capacity of 50,000.

It was planned that the Australian venue would host only the equivalent of the qualifiers. However, finally, based on the interest generated by getting tickets, FIFA decided to move the first match in Australia to a stadium in Sydney with a higher capacity.

“It has been agreed to change the venue for the first tournament to Australia in a bid to ensure as many fans as possible can attend the tournament, in line with FIFA’s commitment to hosting a Women’s World Cup that goes ‘beyond big’.”The body said in the above statement.

“With that in mind, we have taken the decision to allow more than 100,000 fans to attend the opening day, giving more opportunities to participate in the Women’s World Cup at the beginning of a month of football. “FIFA.

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In addition, fans who already have tickets for Australia’s opening match will receive a message via email that the Sydney Football Stadium (capacity 45,500 spectators) will be played early. Notice of change. Your ticket will be valid for the new venue hosting the meeting.