By Can Erozden
ANKARA (AA) - Football fans can now apply for 2022 FIFA World Cup tickets as the ticket section of the FIFA website went live on Wednesday.
"The first ticket sales of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 start with a random selection draw sales period on 19 January 2022 at 11H CET / 13H Doha time. (1000 GMT)," FIFA said in a statement.
Organizers said that the first sales period will end on Feb. 8.
All applicants, including unsuccessful ones, will be notified on March 8, and successful applicants should follow the necessary steps to purchase their tickets.
Qatar 2022 has been scheduled for Nov. 21 to Dec. 18.
It will be the first World Cup tournament to be held in mid-season, as previous World Cup finals took place in May, June, or July.
Qatar automatically qualified for this year's World Cup as the host nation.
There will be 32 nations vying for the trophy.
Germany, Denmark, Brazil, France, Belgium, Croatia, Spain, Serbia, England, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Argentina all booked their spots in the 2022 World Cup.