The confrontation between Vietnam and the UAE at 23:45 on June 15 will be considered the final match of Group G qualifying for the World Cup 2022. As long as a result is not lost, the Vietnamese team will definitely continue, through which achieved the feat of reaching the final qualifying round of a World Cup for the first time.
Even in the faraway UAE, the players still received enthusiastic cheers from the home audience. Two matches against Indonesia and Malaysia, we witnessed hundreds of red shirt fans fueling the Vietnam team. However, it is likely that this image will not be repeated in the upcoming match against the UAE because of the host country’s tricks.
Specifically, in the announcement on this match ticketing page, BTC said that all tickets for the away team have been sold out. The area where the Vietnamese audience was allowed to enter the field to watch this match at gate J announced that all tickets were sold out.
It is known that the BTC has opened the sale of tickets for this match right after the Vietnam team won against Malaysia, making the fans unable to turn back.
According to the arrangement, the match between Vietnam and the UAE takes place at Zabeel Stadium with only 8,000 seats. The facilities and grass of this field are inferior to Al-Maktoum, but this is the familiar ground of the host.
Tickets are sold online for each match within the second qualifying round of the 2022 World Cup in Asia taking place in the UAE at 25AED, equivalent to 160,000 VND.
In all matches with the Vietnamese team, the maximum number of tickets sold to away team fans is 10% of 30% of the tickets, equivalent to 250 tickets.
“This may be a conspiracy by the UAE to not allow Vietnamese fans to come to the stadium to cheer. We are very upset about this unkind act of the host country”, a Vietnamese fan in Dubai shared with Vietnamnet.
Not letting the host country cause difficulties, Vietnamese fans found a ticket to enter the field. Many fans bought back tickets in the host area for about 150,000 VND.
“We are trying to hunt for tickets to be able to enter the field, and then gather together to cheer for the team. Currently, my group has bought more than 20 tickets. The UAE deliberately played hard, but could not win. God for the colors of the flags and colors of the Vietnamese fans,” a fan in Dubai shared with Vietnamnet.