Panaji, Sep 7 (IANS) The physical sale of tickets for the FIFA U-17 World Cup started here on Thursday with the official launch of the box office near the Sports Authority of Goa Indoor Stadium in Fatorda.
People of the state will now be able to buy their tickets from the counters that will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tournament Director of the LOC, Javier Ceppi said: “We had promised all Goans that we would open physical ticket sales and we are happy with the way they have responded. So far, today has been the day in which more tickets have been sold in Goa and we would encourage all fans to come and book their tickets soon, because the inventory may run out sooner than what is expected.”
The tickets will be sold at discounted rates till October 5 and are priced at Rs 150 for category 3 seats in north and south stands and Rs 300 for category 2 in the east stands.
The Goa matches will be played at Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda, which will host nine matches from October 7 to October 21.