Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan (AFFA) launched the sales of tickets for three games of the 2020 UEFA European Championship, which will take place in Baku this summer.
Tickets are available in three price categories, with group stage prices varying from 60 AZN ($35.3) for third category seats to 250 AZN ($147.1) in the first category. The second category seats will cost 150 AZN ($88.3), Caspian News reports.
This year, the iconic Baku Olympic Stadium in Azerbaijan will play host to three group games and one quarter-final game within the championship.
On June 12, the national football teams of Wales and Switzerland will take the pitch at the 68,700-seat Olympic Stadium. The next group stage game in Baku will feature the teams of Turkey and Wales on June 16, while on June 21, the squads of Switzerland and Turkey will meet in the last match of Group A. The quarter-final game in the city is scheduled for July 3.
AFFA has earlier announced that fans will be allowed at the Baku Olympic Stadium during the games. According to the decision, half of the capacity of the 68,700-seat stadium will be available for fan attendance during each match. The decision applies to local fans and the citizens of the countries represented by the national teams that will take the pitch in Baku. Fulfillment of the Covid-19 restriction measures is mandatory for getting an entrance permit to the Baku Olympic Stadium.
The 2020 UEFA European Championship, commonly referred to as EURO 2020, is the ultimate football championship of national teams in Europe. The tournament was initially scheduled to take place from June 12 - July 12, 2020, in twelve cities, including Azerbaijan’s capital Baku. However, on March 17, 2020, UEFA postponed the tournament for a year amidst the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
The Executive Committee of UEFA announced last year’s June that the tournament would take place from June 11 to July 11, 2021. Along with Azerbaijan, the tournament’s games will be played in Russia, Italy, Denmark, Netherlands, Romania, England, Scotland, Spain, Germany, and Hungary.