Resale Restrictions Create FIFA World Cup Tickets Black Market
Attempts by FIFA to box out competition from open and protected resale marketplaces have backfired, leading to a black market for FIFA World Cup Qatar tickets as the tournament nears its finale later this month. Fans, who haven’t been able to secure tickets through the “official” resale channel run... Read more
Mobile App Crash Strands Fans Outside of FIFA World Cup Games
Mobile app issues are being blamed for spectators being locked out at some FIFA World Cup matches, with tournament officials “working on solving the issue” according to a tweet posted to the official FIFA Media account on Monday. Fans for at least two contests – England vs. Iran and... Read more
FIFA Announces Free Fan Festival Concerts at Qatar World Cup
The FIFA Fan Festival, being an essential part of the World Cup in the host city since festival’s first edition in 2006, is going to be organized as part of 2022 Qatar World Cup, too, including free concerts, interactive games, and culinary experiences. According to a statement by FIFA, Al... Read more
FIFA Says World Cup Final Ticket Requests Topped 3 Million
Demand is very high for games at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, according to FIFA. The finals saw 3 million requests for tickets, with high profile group-stage games also drawing huge numbers of requests in the most recent phase of ticketing for the event scheduled for the fall... Read more