UEFA has said that Ireland will be among the top five most supported teams at the UEFA European Championships in France this summer, based on ticket applications.
FAI says an ‘absolutely unprecedented’ number of fans have applied for tickets. The other four teams named in the top five are host nation France, Poland, Austria and Switzerland.
Ireland’s first game of the group sees them take on Sweden in the Stade de France on June 13th, UEFA have reported that this game alone is the second most in-demand game of the whole competition based on ticket applications.
Applications for your tickets closed yesterday, now all fans can do is keep their fingers crossed that they will be selected.
To date, Irish fans have been promised 15,000 tickets for the match against Sweden, 8,000 tickets for the match against Belgium on June 18th and 9,000 tickets for the final group game against Italy.
Fans who have applied through the ballot system will be told if they are successful by February 29th.