Asian Cup tickets on sale to public on Tuesday
Public tickets to the Socceroos Asian Cup qualifying match against Kuwait at Sydney’s Aussie Stadium on August 16 will go on sale on at 9am Tuesday (11 July) and fans are urged to move quickly to buy the remaining 10,000 available tickets.
Public tickets to the Socceroos Asian Cup qualifying match against Kuwait at Sydney-s Aussie Stadium on August 16 will go on sale on at 9am Tuesday (11 July) and fans are urged to move quickly to buy the remaining 10,000 available tickets.
The Asian Cup game represents the Socceroos first game on Australian soil since their outstanding performances during the FIFA World Cup where they qualified for the second round only to be beaten in heart-breaking fashion in the final seconds by Cup finalist, Italy.
The Football Family has responded positively to their exclusive ticketing window this week by snapping up a large amount of tickets to the match with Kuwait.
Football Federation Australia Chief Executive, Mr John O-Neill, said the Asian Cup fixture with Kuwait was a wonderful opportunity for Sydney fans to continue their united and dedicated support for the Socceroos.
“All Australians were united behind the Socceroos during the World Cup in Germany and now they can see their football heroes live in action as we chase Asian Cup success,” he said.
The Asian Cup is one of world football-s biggest championships. The 2004 final between Japan and Asia was watched by a cumulative TV audience of 748 million viewers.
Japan is the defending Asian Cup champions and the Socceroos pose a serious threat to their title hopes having defeated the Blue Samurai 3-1 in the opening FIFA World Cup group match in Germany last month.
Firstly, however, the Socceroos must finish either first or second in their Asian Cup group to qualify for the finals which will be played in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam in July, 2007.
The Socceroos currently heads its group after Archie Thompson, Josip Skoko and Ahmad Elrich scored in their 3-1 win over Bahrain in Manama earlier this year.
The match with Kuwait is the first of three home Asian Cup games to be played by the Socceroos in coming months.
The Socceroos will play its second home game against Lebanon at Adelaide Oval on August 31 before facing Bahrain at Sydney-s Aussie Stadium on October 11.
Ticket prices for the Socceroos v Kuwait are;
|Category||Category A||Category B||Category C|
|Pensioner *||N/A||$20||$10 |
|Student **||N/A||$20||$10 |
|Child ***||N/A||$20||$10 |
|Family ****||N/A||$80||$40 |
* Pensioner - Aged, TPI (valid ID cards) including seniors cards ** Student - Full time secondary and tertiary students (valid ID required) *** Child - Children 4 - 16 years inclusive (children 3 years and under will be admitted free but no seat provided) **** Family - 2 Adults and 2 Children Ticket prices include GST and booking fees. A transaction fee of $7.95 will apply to all bookings including internet and call centres. Purchases are limited to 8 tickets per transaction. Group bookings can be facilitated subject to FFA approval. Please contact Ticketek Group Bookings (02 8512 9933). Wheelchair access bookings can be made by calling (02) (02) 9266 4212 Monday to Friday between 10am - 4pm.
|Phone||Ticketek Call Centre||132 849|
|Agencies||Ticketek Agencies||Locations detailed atwww.ticketek.com.au|
|Stadium||Box Office||Match Day Only (if applicable)|
Public Transport Enquiries All tickets include public transport.Please direct any public transport enquiries to 131500 or www.131500.com.au
Updates will be provided on ticketing information on the FFA website www.footballaustralia.com.au
* Conditions apply