The 1,032,884 tickets sold means the event is set to surpass France’s 2019 World Cup as the most attended standalone women’s sporting event in history, according to FIFA.
New Zealand will host 29 of the tournament’s 64 matches across Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Dunedin.
With booming sales across the Tasman, FIFA also announced Australia’s opening match against Ireland will be played at a different venue — the 83,500-capacity Stadium Australia — the tournament’s largest stadium, due to high public demand for tickets.
The change allows up to 100,000 fans to attend the World Cup’s opening games, with the match between co-hosts New Zealand and Norway taking place hours before in Auckland.
The Women’s World Cup runs from July 20 through August 20.
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