Fifa Women’s World Cup passes 500,000 ticket sales, with 1.5m the target

FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 Final Tournament Draw, October 2022 in Auckland. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

More than 500,000 tickets have been sold for this year's Fifa Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, leaving organisers with just under one million to go to reach a previously-stated target.

Fifa is hoping to break a record for the tournament. This year's World Cup is a bigger tournament than previous editions, with 32 teams and 64 matches, compared to 24 teams and 52 matches previously.

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