120,000 extra tickets allocated in first hours of sales: FIFA

About 120,000 extra tickets for 2018 FIFA World Cup matches in Russia have been sold in the first hours after the sales began, the FIFA press office reported on Saturday. The sales of extra tickets reserved for various FIFA constituent groups started at 11 pm Moscow time on June 8. Overall, more than 2.5 million tickets have been allocated since ticket sales began in September 2017. As of 10am Moscow time, tickets for 35 matches were available on FIFA’s official website.