First Round of World Cup Russia Ticket Sales About to Close

First Round of World Cup Russia Ticket Sales About to Close

"This is indeed a very good and inspiring figure", Sorokin said in an interview with TASS.

Around 150,000 tickets have been requested for the opening match and more than 300,000 for the final. Turkey will participate in A play-off tour of group I, which is located in national team of Croatia, Sweden, Switzerland, Norrn Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Denmark, Italy and Greece in play-off round.

"We (the organizers) are here to treat equally all teams in terms of services and comfortability", Sorokin added. This first-come, first-served sales period will end on 28 November and tickets purchased during this sales phase will be delivered free of charge to fans in the weeks leading up to the tournament, with deliveries planned to start in April/May 2018 (subject to change). Fans can apply for Individual Match Tickets for all Matches, Venue Specific Ticket Series for all Stadiums, and Team Specific Ticket Series.

Tickets for matches of the World Cup are being sold in three phases.

Federation Internationale de Football Association said the tickets would be allocated by a random selection draw, and that all applicants will be notified by November 16.

Ticket sales will restart on that day on a first-come, first-served basis when fans will be able to buy online.

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The country selected 11 host cities to be the venues for the matches of the 2018 World Cup and they are Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg and Samara.

Of the 32 selections that will play the 2018 World Cup, 23 are already known. Two of the stadiums are located in the Russian capital.

The eagerly awaited start of the 2018 World Cup (14th June) is just eight months away and 23 of the 32 nations competing in Russian Federation are now confirmed after the latest round of qualifying took place around the globe this week - that means nine places are up for grabs for those still involved.

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