FIFA has announced that tickets for the forthcoming Women World Cup to be hosted by Australia and New Zealand begins next year begins October 6.
The first-ever co-hosted women’s tournament will kick off on 20 July 2023, with 32 teams competing in 64 matches across nine host cities and 10 stadiums. Ticket sales will begin with an exclusive Visa ticket pre-sale from 6-12 October before going on sale to the general public from 13-21 October.
FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura said: “As the first FIFA Women’s World Cup to be held in the southern hemisphere and the first-ever edition to feature 32 teams, the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 will truly be a tournament of firsts, providing an important platform to inspire fans and create a new generation of role models through football.
“With just over nine months to go until the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 kicks off and tickets affordably priced for everyone, we look forward to giving fans a chance to be part of another incredible celebration of football next year and seeing women’s football go Beyond Greatness in 2023.”
Sarai Bareman, FIFA’s Chief Women’s Football Officer, said: “The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand will be an incredible and hugely exciting moment for fans from across the host countries and around the world”.
“As qualification reaches its final stages ahead of next month’s Draw in New Zealand, we are excited to reveal ticketing details for the tournament today, including when fans will get the first chance to secure their seat at next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup.”
The first sales phase before the Draw will include ticket-package options only – with two stadium-specific pass options and one home team pass option (for Matildas’ and Football Ferns’ group stage matches). These ticket package options will be available first to Visa cardholders during the Visa ticket presale window before being made available to members of the Australian and New Zealand football communities.
The Draw for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 will follow the first sales phase with Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau hosting the landmark event on Saturday 22 October 2022.
Following the Draw, single match pass ticket sales will begin with another exclusive Visa ticket pre-sale period from 25 October before all fans will be able to secure tickets from 1 November 2022.
The last-minute sales phase for the tournament will kick off in April 2023 ahead of the ninth edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup.