How Many Tickets are Croatia Fans Given for World Cup 2018? FIFA Confirms

Daniela Rogulj

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With the World Cup in Russia just six months away, it’s time to start planning next year’s biggest football holiday.

We know that we’ve been blasting you with exciting World Cup news over the last few months, and now that we finally know who Croatia will play and where, fans of Croatian football can finally begin planning their trips to the world’s largest nation.

One crucial element to attending next summer’s World Cup in Russia, however, is securing tickets. While Croatia fans have been able to apply for tickets from December 5, 2017, FIFA has just confirmed the fan capacity for each group stage match, round of 16, quarterfinal, semifinal, 3rd place and final match of the World Cup.

All countries participating in the World Cup are entitled to 8% of the sales capacity of each stadium in the first round of the competition, of which 700 tickets goes for the needs of the give football federation or football families, reports HNS on December 12, 2017. 

For the Croatia national team matches, the following capacities for Croatian fans (not including tickets belonging to HNS) are as follows:

June 16, 2018, 21:00 (LT), Kaliningrad: Croatia – Nigeria

Category 1: 100

Category 2: 330

Category 3: 989

June 21, 2018, 21:00 (LT), Nizhny Novgorod: Argentina – Croatia

Category 1: 100

Category 2: 514

Category 3: 1541

June 26, 2018, 21:00 (LT), Rostov-on-Don: Iceland – Croatia

Category 1: 100

Category 2: 507

Category 3: 1521

Matches in the second round, regardless of the stadium the match is being played, FIFA has determined the following capacity for Croatia fan tickets (not counting the 700 tickets for HNS):

Round of 16: 100/675/2025 (Categories 1, 2 and 3)

Quarterfinals: 100/550/1650

Semifinals: 100/1000/3000

3rd place match: 100/925/2775

Final: 100/1075/3225

Don’t forget to check out our guide about travel to Croatia’s World Cup matches, and if you’re interested in attending next year’s football spectacle, you can find tickets on the official FIFA website


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