—- As excitement builds for the FIFA World Cup Play-Off Final against Ukraine at Cardiff City
Stadium on Sunday, 5 June (KO 5:00pm), it’s important for The Red Wall to have a high-quality
spectator experience.
To ensure this, the Football Association of Wales would like to remind fans of some important details
that will aid their experience so that they can enjoy what is hoped will be another memorable occasion
at Cardiff City Stadium.
Sold Out
The FIFA World Cup Play-Off Final is completely sold out. There are no tickets available to purchase
at Cardiff City Stadium.
Access to the stadium will be restricted to ticket holders only. Supporters without tickets are
requested to avoid the areas in and around stadium.
Ticket Holders
Fans with digital tickets are advised to download their tickets in advance of travelling to the stadium
for the match. This will allow spectators to have their digital tickets ready to display at security
checkpoints and the turnstiles for easy entry.
Arrive Early
Ticket holders are requested to get to the stadium as early as possible to allow for additional time to
pass through the enhanced security checks and enjoy the pre-match entertainment on the concourse.
All match day entertainment will only take place inside the stadium.
Pyrotechnic Warning
There is no safe use of pyrotechnics in spectator areas at football events with their use having many
health risks and dangers such as loss of sight, limb or digit removal due to their explosive power.
Being in possession of a pyrotechnic device at a football match or attempting to bring such a device
into a football stadium, is a criminal offence under the Sporting Events Act 1985. Any person
committing such an offence faces an FA Wales ban, probable arrest and a minimum 3 year Football
Banning Order.
Gate Opening and Entertainment
Gates open: 15:00
Concourse entertainment: 15:00 – 16:00
Stadium Bowl entertainment: 16:15
Kick-off: 17:00
City Centre & Fan Zones
Fans are advised not to travel to the Cardiff City Stadium without a ticket and there will be no fan
activity outside the stadium. There is no public screening or fan zone showing the match within the
City Centre and fans without tickets are advised to avoid travelling due to several other events taking
place on Sunday, 5 June.

FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION OF WALES PRESS RELEASE
Spectators requested to arrive early for FIFA World Cup Play-Off Final
Cardiff, Wales: 01/06/2022
For immediate use

www.faw.cymru | T 029 2043 5830 | F 029 2049 6953

Field of Play
Cymru fans are award winning and respected across Europe but depending on the situation at the
conclusion of the FIFA World Cup Play-Off Final; all spectators are politely requested to keep off the
pitch. Anyone entering the field of play will be subject to criminal proceedings.
It is also vitally important that the condition of the playing surface is protected for the two UEFA
Nations League matches being played at Cardiff City Stadium on Wednesday, 8 and Saturday, 11
June.

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