Tickets go on sale for FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022
MIES (Switzerland) - The FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022 has taken another step towards becoming a reality today, with tickets for the international event officially on sale to the general public.
Fans can now secure the opportunity to be part of the excitement when FIBA's flagship women's event returns to Australian shores for the first time since 1994.
All 38 games will be held at Sydney SuperDome and Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre in the iconic sporting and entertainment precinct of Sydney Olympic Park, from September 22 to October 1.
The Group Phase tips off with a bang on day one when women's basketball international stars suit up for their countries in fierce opening round showdowns. USA who is currently No. 1 in the FIBA World Ranking Women, presented by Nike, will square off against the talented and dangerous Belgium and hosts Australia go up against European juggernauts France.
The Final Phase campaign will commence on Thursday, September 29, culminating in the Third Place Game and Final - the ultimate double-header ticket opportunity on Saturday, October 1.
FIBA Secretary General, Andreas Zagklis said: "We are happy to reach another FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022 milestone on the road to Sydney with this ticket launch and we can feel the excitement building as we get closer to the September 22 tip-off. We hope basketball fans from around the world will secure their tickets so they can watch their favorite players take the court."
FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022, Local Organizing Committee CEO, Melissa King said: "With under six months to go until the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022 tips off, I'm delighted to see tickets going on sale to the public. It's an exciting milestone as momentum continues to build for what is promising to be a highly entertaining event, filled with thrilling matchups and engaging fan activations."
NSW Minister for Tourism and Sport, Stuart Ayres added: "I'm absolutely thrilled that NSW is hosting the biggest international women's basketball competition in the world. It's a huge privilege to have this World Cup on Australian soil, the first time since 1994, and I hope it encourages thousands of girls and women to take up this fantastic team sport."
A variety of ticketing packages are now available to buy today, starting March 29, including Group Phase, Day Pass and Final Phase tickets. For more information on how to buy tickets click here.
The full game schedule is available here.
About the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022
The 19th edition of FIBA's most distinguished women's event, the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022, will take place in Sydney, Australia from September 22 to October 1.
The FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022 is supported by the NSW Government through its major events and tourism agency, Destination NSW and the Office of Sport.
For further information about the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022, visit womensbasketballworldcup/2022 or follow FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2022 on facebook.com/FIBAWWC, twitter.com/FIBAWWC, instagram.com/fibawwc and youtube.com/fiba.