Ticket sales for biggest and best-ever AFC Asian Cup to begin on July 30

Ticket sales for biggest and best-ever AFC Asian Cup to begin on July 30

Kuala Lumpur, July 23, 2018: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Local Organising Committee have confirmed that tickets for Asia’s most prestigious tournament will go on sale on Monday, July 30, 2018 (Ticket sales AFC Asian Cup).

As the excitement builds to the most eagerly-anticipated spectacle for football fans in the Continent, AFC General Secretary Dato’ Windsor John was joined by H.E. Aref Hamed Al Awani, AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Tournament Director of the Local Organising Committee at the AFC House in the Malaysian capital, where they held a giant replica ticket to showcase the biggest sporting event ever hosted in the UAE.

AFC General Secretary Dato’ Windsor John said:

“The UAE has a proven track record of delivering world class sporting events to the highest level and we have been impressed with the progress made by the UAE Local Organising Committee as we enter the final preparations for the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019™.

“The AFC, along with the LOC are fully committed towards providing the ultimate stage to showcase the undeniable talent in Asia.

I am confident that by Bringing Asia Together, our teams, players and ultimately our passionate fans will experience a tournament of a lifetime.”

The LOC officials were in Kuala Lumpur to discuss and update the AFC on the preparations and operational readiness of the tournament as the UAE gets set to welcome fans from across Asia and the rest of the world in January 2019.

Beyond ticketing, special attention was dedicated to highlight the exceptional efforts undertaken by the LOC, ranging from upgrades and refurbishments to all eight venues, to welcome Asia’s best national teams and fans from 24 countries – the largest-ever in the tournament’s proud history – from January 5 to February 1, 2019.

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Working with schools, colleges, universities and football academies, the Playmakers programme and Home Team project have been well-received and continue to gain strong momentum.

His Excellency Aref Hamed Al Awani, Tournament Director of the Local Organising Committee said:

“Today starts the 7-day countdown to the much-anticipated release of tickets for the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019.

This tournament will be open, safe, accessible, affordable and welcoming to all, from travelling fans to multi-cultural communities and families living in the UAE.”

Ticket Categories

Matches CATEGORIES
CAT3 CAT2 CAT1
Group Stage AED 25 AED 50 AED 75
Round 16 AED 25 AED 50 AED 75
Quarter-finals AED 50 AED 75 AED 150
Semi-finals AED 50 AED 75 AED 150
Final AED 75 AED 150 AED 300

For the latest AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 news and information visit www.the-afc.com.

About the AFC Asian Cup:
The AFC Asian Cup is the AFC’s flagship national team competition.

Played every four years, the 2015 edition in Australia was a resounding success, breaking all previous TV-viewership, attendance and social media records.

Scheduled to take place from January 5 to February 1, 2019, the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019TM promises to take the competition to new heights, as it is extended from 16 to 24 teams.

The expansion into a truly continent-wide competition will enforce the AFC Asian Cup brand throughout Asia. With more countries involved and more fans engaged, brand recognition will increase significantly all over Asia. —- AFC

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