60,000 people came to watch the Japan match
The Japanese team has certainly participated in the 2022 World Cup finals in Qatar, so the match against Vietnam on March 29 in the last round of the third qualifying round is only procedural. However, the interest of Japanese fans in this match is not small. Coach Hajime Moriyasu’s teachers and students certainly have the support of at least 60,000 home fans for this match.
That number is close to the maximum capacity of the Saitama 2002 Stadium (about 63,700 seats). The Japan Football Federation (JFA) has opened the sale of tickets for the home team’s match against Vietnam from March 4, opened an additional round of ticket sales from March 19 and sold out most of them by March 28. , one day before the match.
All tickets for this match are sold online. Early ticket buyers will receive a discount of JPY 500 (over VND 92,000) at all prices. Ticket prices range from JPY 1,500 (for students or young children) to JPY 9,600.
“The Japanese team has not played a match at home with a really large audience. So the players all feel lonely. We are looking forward to playing under the cheers of the audience. Hope 60,000 people will come, celebrate the victory together and celebrate the ticket to the World Cup with usi”, captain Maya Yoshida of the Japanese team shared.
Saitama Stadium always brings luck to the Japanese team. This is the venue for the 2002 World Cup semi-finals and most of Japan’s home matches in the World Cup qualifiers. “Blue Samurai” played here 27 matches, won 23, drew 3 and lost only one.
The match between Japan and Vietnam will take place at 5:35 pm on March 29 (Hanoi time). In the first leg, the Japanese team beat Vietnam 1-0.
In Group B, Japan and Saudi Arabia won the right to the World Cup while Australia played a play-off with the 3rd place team of Group A, most likely the UAE.
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