FIFA on SWC tickets alert

2013-12-15 13:58
Soccer World Cup 2014 (File)

Rio de Janeiro - Around 130 companies are being investigated for selling World Cup tickets on the black market with football's governing body Fifa claiming that some are being offered with a staggering 300 percent mark-up.

Match Services AG indicated to AFP it was aware of companies offering packages on the black market at vastly marked up prices.

Patel said Fifa is aware which firms are involved and is ready to take legal action in Brazil where necessary.

Read more on:    fifa  |  2014 swc  |  soccer


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Live scoring

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs

After Stuart Baxter stepped down as Bafana Bafana head coach, who would you like to see take over?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.