FIFA has officially announced the launching of tickets sale for the FIFA Club World Cup 2020 games, which will be held in Qatar.
Teams that qualified for the FIFA Club World Cup are Egypt’s Al Ahly, Qatari Al-Duhail, German Bayern Munich, South Korean Ulsan Hyundai, Mexican Tigres UANL, in addition to the Libertadores Cup champion, which will be decided on January 30.
A draw for determining fixtures is scheduled to take place in Zurich, Switzerland, on January 19.
“Starting January 18, cardholders in Qatar will have the opportunity to purchase FIFA Club World Cup tickets through the exclusive pre-purchase offer provided by Alibaba cloud,” FIFA said in its media release.
“Fans have an exclusive opportunity to secure match tickets on FIFA.com/tickets by using a Visa card until 12:00 AST / 10:00 CET on 21 January,” the statement added.
A range of affordable tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis, with prices ranging from QAR 10 for a category 3 ticket for the first five matches up to QAR 300 for a category 1 ticket for the final, according to the statement.
“At this time, only residents with QIDs, Gulf Cooperation Council citizens and those with exceptional entry permits (EEPs) can enter the country, subject to State of Qatar visa and entry protocols,” the statement went on.
FIFA affirmed also that attendees will be required to present either a negative COVID-19 antigen test, a positive COVID-19 antibodies test or record of a full vaccination.
The football governing body also stressed that in the stadiums and surrounding precincts, attendees must wear a mask, adhere to social distancing, undergo a temperature check on arrival and show the status of their Ehteraz track and trace application.
“Clinics will be set up within each tournament venue to treat anyone who displays COVID-19 symptoms”, the statement concluded.