WOMEN'S WORLD CUP 2023
FIFA confirm 1 million tickets sold for Women’s World Cup
With 32 participating nations, the 2023 Women’s World Cup in Australia/New Zealand is set to be the biggest ever.
The forthcoming 2023 Women’s World Cup in Australia/New Zealand is destined to become the most attended standalone women’s sporting event in history, with over one million tickets having been sold for the competition that kicks off on 20 July.
With still over a month to go before the opening game, FIFA President, Gianni Infantino confirmed that 1,032,884 tickets have now been sold for the competition which eclipses the total sales for France 2019 tournament.
Posting a message on Instagram, the FIFA chief stated: “Delighted to share with the world that FIFA has passed one million tickets sold for this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup, to be co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand!”.
“As I write this, 1,032,884 tickets have been sold. This means that with over one month to go before kick-off, we have surpassed the numbers sold for France 2019, thus meaning that Australia & New Zealand 2023 is on track to become the most attended FIFA Women’s World Cup in history. The future is women - and thanks to the fans for supporting what will be the greatest FIFA Women’s World Cup ever!
“The momentum is building in the host countries and across the globe, and I look forward to seeing you there to witness the stars of women’s football shine on the world stage,” he added.
The Women’s World Cup 2023 will kick off at Eden Park in Auckland on 20 July, with co-hosts New Zealand set to face 1995 winners Norway.
Later the same day, Australia will take on Republic of Ireland at Stadium Australia, the tournament’s largest venue, in Sydney with the game having to be moved to the bigger venue to accomodate the more than 100,000 fans set to attend the opening matchday of this year’s tournament.