Women’s World Cup continues to post attendance and ticketing records

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The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand has continued to set attendance and ticketing records.

In the lead up to today’s (Tuesday) first semi-final between Spain and Sweden, football’s global governing body FIFA said that 1.77 million tickets have been sold, with attendances reaching 1,734,028 for the first 60 games.

The second semi-final will take place tomorrow at Accor Stadium (Stadium Australia) and will be between hosts Australia and England.

According to a report from the Associated Press, the record match attendance for the 2023 tournament is 75,784 for three games under a restricted capacity at Accor Stadium (pictured).

FIFA added that the average crowd for games across the 10 host venues was 28,900 – an increase of over 7,000 compared to the 2019 edition of the Women’s World Cup in France.

It is also over 4,000 more than the historical average at the eight previous editions of the Women’s World Cup.

This year, the competition was expanded from 24 teams to 32 teams.

The final will take place on Sunday at Accor Stadium.