The general public have until 1 February to apply for tickets for UEFA EURO 2016 as a portal for individual matches opened as the window for national teams closed.
Swiftly after the EURO draw in Paris last month, 800,000 tickets were made available for fans of the 24 competing associations to apply via portals dedicated to their team.
Demand was huge, with 3.5 million tickets requested from 189 territories before midday today for a tournament that will be played in ten cities in France for a month from 10 June. The three games in highest demand are: Germany-Poland (Saint-Denis, 16 June), Republic of Ireland-Sweden (Saint-Denis, 13 June) and Portugal-Austria (Paris, 18 June).
The five teams whose fans submitted the most applications through their dedicated ticket portal are: Poland, France, Austria, Republic of Ireland, Switzerland.
Fans not wanting to follow a specific team still have an opportunity to apply for tickets via a general public portal. Open until 1 February, it allows those who have not applied yet to submit an application for single tickets in categories 1 and 2 and accessibility seats.
Applicants should take note of the following points:
• Applicants will be notified of the results of their application no later than 29 February.
• Applicants are requested to ensure that there are sufficient funds/credit limit on their credit card in the event of a successful application.
• As of 29 February latest, fans will be able to check their application status by logging into EURO2016.com. However, applications or personal details cannot be edited once an application phase has ended.
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