Big boost for FAI finances with 100% stadium capacity available for Portugal clash

Wed, Oct 20 2021
Republic of Ireland team lining out ahead of Qatar friendly earlier this month

Republic of Ireland team lining out ahead of Qatar friendly earlier this month Credit: Muller Santos (ETPhotos)

The FAI on Tuesday confirmed that they will be able to use the full capacity of the Aviva Stadium for their upcoming World Cup Qualifier against Portugal.

‘The Football Association of Ireland welcomes today's announcement by Government on the increase in capacity for sporting events from Friday, October 22nd.’

The FAI noted that ‘in line with this change to Government guidelines, we can now confirm that capacity at the Aviva Stadium will return to 100 per cent for the Republic of Ireland's FIFA World Cup qualifier against Portugal on November 11th’ .

Tickets will go on sale to season ticket holders on Thursday 21 October and any remaining tickets will go on public sale on 26  October.

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