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Carlsberg Cup advance ticket sales flops

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Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has suspended the advance selling of tickets for the Carlsberg Cup final between Bullets Fc and their archrivals Beforward Mighty Wanderers at Civo Stadium on Saturday.

Carlsberg Cup final match kits for Mighty Wanderers Carlsberg Cup final match kits for Mighty Wanderers

Chairman of Carlsberg Cup competition Jabber Alide said the organising considered a number of issues concerning the advance selling of the tickets.

The tickets would be to sold on the day of the match advance selling.

`Following a meeting held today at Civo stadium with representatives of the two Carlsberg Cup finalists, Big Bullets FC and Be Forward Wanderers and the Civo Stadium Management, the Carlsberg Cup Organising Committee would like to announce that selling of the tickets for the final match between the two teams on Saturday 29th August 2015 will be done on the day of the match at Civo Stadium from 6 O’clock in the morning,` reads a statement, signed by Alide.


`This agreement has been reached after the parties considered a variety of issues during the discussion`


It says the Carlsberg Cup Organising Committee noted the various merits and demerits in the foregoing arrangement of pre-selling the tickets and notes that this consensus has been reached in the spirit of mutual respect and in the interest of the game.


`The Organising Committee would like to kindly request all supporters and stakeholders to timely proceed to the stadium on the date of the match to avoid congestion`


The meeting also resolved the early opening of the stadium gates  to facilitate a smooth process during the final.


The organising committee has apologised to all supporters and stakeholders for any inconvenience the change may cause.


Charges for open stands is fixed at K2,000 from the K5,00 with Covered stands at K5,000, and VIP tickets going at K10,000.

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