The sale of tickets for the September 1 FIFA World Cup home qualifier against England officially kicked-off on Monday at noon. Details were given by MFA General Secretary Dr Angelo Chetcuti and MFA Director of Marketing Norman Saliba.
Ticket prices for this match are as follows:
West A & C Stands – €60
Millennium Stand D and F – €40
South Stand – €20 (adults), € 10 (children)
Tickets are available from MFA Offices – Ta’ Qali (between 09:00 and 16:00; Eros Stationers – Paceville; KSU office on campus; Lion King Stationery – G’Mangia; Matrix – Republic Street Valletta, Main Street Paola or Skyparks MIA; Teamsport – Iklin, Star Tourist Services – Bugibba and GFA offices – Xewkija.
Tickets will be available for sale online for local residents only from www.mfa.com.mt
Photos: Copyright © Joe Borg/MFA
Local fans can purchase tickets for West C Stand, Millennium D & F Stands and the South Stand.
Unless they can get hold of tickets directly from the English FA, visiting fans who would like to sit alongside other English fans can personally purchase tickets for West A Stand, from any of these outlets, strictly on presentation of their passport as well as that of other person/s for whom they intend to purchase tickets, or by submitting an online request by visiting mlt-eng.mfa.com.mt by not later than Friday 28th July.
This is in line with security measures requested by both local and UK Police for such requests to be scrutinised ahead of the match. Therefore, a match ticket bought locally does not necessarily guarantee that a person who might be barred from attending such matches and who is in possession of such a ticket, would be allowed to enter the stadium. Similarly, there is no guarantee that a person submitting an online request would actually be allowed a ticket if s/he happens to be blacklisted.
Other football fans, whether visiting or residing locally, (including neutral fans or British persons who either own a Maltese ID or are spouses or relatives of Maltese Citizens, and who wish to sit in sectors hosting the local fans can purchase tickets for any sector in West C, Millennium D & F or South Stand, from any of the Points of Sale, or online from www.mfa.com.mt
All Goal Card holders will be allowed access into the stadium upon presentation of their personal Goal Card. – Holders of a West C Stand Goal Card will be allowed access to their reserved seat at West C – Holders of a Millennium D Stand Goal Card will be allowed access to Millennium D Stand, and holders of a South Stand Goal Card will be allowed access for the South Stand.
Seating in all Sectors in the West A, B and C Stands will be strictly according to the seat number indicated on the ticket. However, seating in all other areas of the stadium will be on a free seating basis.
There will also be a limited number of spaces at West A Stand and Millennium Stand D and F for persons who make use of a wheelchair. Such persons will be admitted into the stadium Free of Charge (upon prior request and on a first-come first-served basis). These persons will however need to be accompanied by another assisting person who needs to be in possession of a match ticket bought at the standard rates. Such requests should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
As always, all sales are final without refund. However, there is now an optional protection available in collaboration with a major UK insurer. For a small extra cost, this will provide the buyer with a full refund in the event of a number of occurrences where they cannot attend – including illness, injury, vehicle breakdown, redundancy, etc. Full details are available online or through the pre-sellers.
Meanwhile the Malta Football Association set up an offer for fans consisting an official national team shirt, a limited edition MLT-ENG scarf and a limited edition MLT-ENG lapel bade which are available for €60. These are available from the MFA Offices.