Fiji Time: 10:25 PM on Friday 4 September

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

WC tickets on sale

Ap
Thursday, March 13, 2014

SAO PAULO, Brazil - FIFA will open a new round of ticket sales for the World Cup online on a first-come, first-serve basis today.

About 345,000 tickets will be available for all matches except four — the opener, the two semi-finals and the final.

Tickets will go on sale through FIFA's website. This round will remain open until April 1, but FIFA said "tickets are expected to sell out fast".

Of the 3.3 million tickets available for the first World Cup in Brazil since 1950, about 2.3 million have already been allocated, mostly to Brazilian fans. FIFA said about 1.5 million tickets went to the general public, with the rest accounting for hospitality programs, commercial affiliates and other groups.

The last-minute sales phase is expected to start on April 15, also on a first-come, first-serve basis. A random draw for high-demand matches took place in the previous rounds for the 64 matches. The number of available tickets for today's round was higher than the 160,000 originally announced because of the tickets returned by sponsors and the hospitality program.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61460.5956
JPY 56.533653.5336
GBP 0.30500.2970
EUR 0.41860.4066
NZD 0.73410.7011
AUD 0.66670.6417
USD 0.46810.4511

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 4th September 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. History in the making
  2. Freedom fighter shown the way out
  3. No 'abuse'
  4. 'Pay up'
  5. Australia clears the air on support
  6. Boks case dropped
  7. Drinking party turns to tragedy as woman, 50, dies
  8. Do not be misled leaders - Kaunisela
  9. Abs reveal pool plans
  10. Queries over legality of vanua trust

Top Stories this Week

  1. PM's warning Sunday (30 Aug)
  2. Leaders hit back at PM Monday (31 Aug)
  3. Nadolo gets $2 for RWC Sunday (30 Aug)
  4. Sexual taboo Wednesday (02 Sep)
  5. Nightclub employee charged with murder Tuesday (01 Sep)
  6. Fear of losing iTaukei language Monday (31 Aug)
  7. A taxi for his 21st birthday Wednesday (02 Sep)
  8. $14b man Thursday (03 Sep)
  9. 43 on radar Monday (31 Aug)
  10. Natuva: Military transition may take 5 years Thursday (03 Sep)