Football fans looking to secure the best seats possible for next year’s AFC Asian Cup are doing so now as tickets for the highly anticipated event are on sale for as low as AED 25. Taking place throughout the UAE from 5 January to 1 February, the tournament will conclude with a championship match at Zayed Sports City Stadium. The expanded competition is set to welcome an unprecedented 24 teams – eight more than the previous 2015 edition – and promises to engage more fans than ever before at the biggest sporting event ever hosted in the region.

Ticket prices for the competition have been set to allow as many local residents and travellers alike to experience the thrill of top-class, live international football.

Speaking on the launch of tickets for the AFC Asian Cup, Vice Chairman of the Higher Local Organising Committee, H.E Mohammed Khalfan Al Romaithi said: “The UAE is honoured to be hosting the most-expansive, most-inclusive AFC Asian Cup in history. More teams promise more goals, more action and more drama, and we are confident that our long pedigree of hosting world-class sporting events has prepared us to offer an unsurpassed fan experience for football fans and first-timers alike.

As part of the exciting build-up to ticket sales, a special launch event saw His Excellency Aref Hamad Al Awani, Tournament Director of the Local Organising Committee and children from across the UAE enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play at the iconic Zayed Sports City Stadium, where the opener and final of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 will be staged.

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