Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Ticket sales begin today
by Paul Kennedy, February 20th, 2009 7AM



[WORLD CUP 2010] The sale of the approximately 3 million tickets available for the 2010 World Cup begins Friday.

World Cup 2010 Ticketing
World Cup 2010 Schedule

-- Fans can apply for tickets in the first phase of sales that begins Friday. Fans have until March 31, 2009, to apply for the allotment of 740,000 tickets. If demand exceeds supply for a certain category, tickets will be awarded by a random drawing, which will take place on April 15, 2009.
-- Fans of the qualified teams can purchase tickets later in the year after their national team has qualified. There will be 570,000 tickets made available later to these fans.
-- Tour operators will have tickets available for sale as part of tour packages. There will be 344,000 tickets made available to tour operators.
(FIFA will also distribute tickets to its sponsors and partners. FIFA and the South African organizing committee have also agreed to distribute 100,000 free tickets to South Africans.)

-- Opening game: $200-$450
-- Group games: $80-$160
-- Second round: $100-$200
-- Quarterfinals: $150-$300
-- Semifinals: $250-$600
-- Third place: $150-$300
-- Final: $400-$900
(Prices are for category 1-3 tickets. Category 4 tickets, at cheaper prices, will only be available to South African residents.)

-- Individual match tickets;
-- Team-specific ticket series packages.
(Fans can purchase up to four tickets a game.)

-- Tickets themselves will not be distributed until April, 2010.

No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now



Recent Soccer America Daily
Waldrum (still without a contract) returns to T&T women    
When Trinidad & Tobago faces the USA in the first of two friendlies Sunday in Honolulu, ...
What They're Saying: Orlando City owner Flavio Augusto da Silva    
"Five years ago, [MLS] paid to [be on television]. In 2010, it was paid $68 million, ...
New U-17 cycle begins on cautionary note    
In past years, the Nike International Friendlies, the annual year-end tournament for the age group that ...
Report: Miami Beckham United moves on to fourth option    
David Beckham's group seeking a home for an MLS club has its maps of Miami out ...
Close call can't erase Red Bulls' sense of accomplishment    
A year that started in controversy and uproar ended with another playoff setback, but during 2015 ...
What They're Saying: Dax McCarty    
"The first thing I want to do is to apologize to our fans. They've been fantastic ...
Video Pick: Dortmund pals perform synchronized warm-up    
Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the Bundesliga's leading scorer, and Marco Reus' balletic warmup (dubbed a "Bromance ...
Video Pick: Barcelona delivers a Messi & Neymar montage    
Barcelona put together a one-minute video featuring the feats of its two FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015 ...
MLS: RSL's Schuler, Gil and Silva are out of contract    
Real Salt Lake re-signed defender Jamison Olave and exercised the 2016 contract options on seven players, ...
MLS: Chicago's Larentowicz eligible for free agency    
Veteran Jeff Larentowicz, who started 29 games in 2015, was among nine players the Chicago Fire ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives