Fifa releases tickets for last 16

2010-06-23 14:40

More tickets will be sold for the second round of the Soccer World

Cup after some ticket-holders saw their teams eliminated from the


About 4 000 tickets will go back on the market for the first round

of the last 16, between Uruguay and South Korea on Saturday in Port Elizabeth,

Fifa said.

Another 1 000 tickets will be sold for Sunday’s match between

Argentina and Mexico in Johannesburg’s Soccer City.

“These tickets are coming back from teams that were eliminated,

such as France or South Africa,” said Fifa spokesperson Pekka Odriozola.

The last batch of group play matches kicked off yesterday, with

hosts South Africa and 1998 champions France failing to reach the second


Matches played through Friday will decide the tournament’s final 16


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