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FIFA World Cup 2022: 1.2 Million Tickets Sold For Qatar's World Cup

More than 1.2 million tickets have been sold for Qatar’s 2022 Soccer World Cup.

According to FIFA the most recent phase of ticket sales, a random selection draw, closed at the end of April with 23.5 million ticket requests coming in largest numbers from Argentina, Brazil, England, France, Mexico, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United States.

Secretary General Of Qatar's Supreme Committee For Delivery And Legacy Hassan Al Thawadi said that 1.2 million tickets have already been purchased. So people are actually buying and people are excited to come.

A total of 2 million tickets will be available during the 28-day tournament in November and December.

The next opportunity to purchase world cup tickets will be on a first-come, first-served basis, but the date has not been announced yet.

World cup qualification matches have now concluded and all 32 available slots for the tournament have been secured.

Qatar hopes to attract 1.2 million visitors during the world cup, nearly half of its population.

Qatar has boosted non-hotel accommodation, making 65,000 rooms in villas and apartments available for fans to book and around 4,000 rooms in two cruise ships moored in Doha Port.