Even with the authorization of the government of São Paulo, only 1,500 guests will be present, without the sale of tickets
A Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) announced that the match between Brazil e Argentina, scheduled to take place next Sunday, 5, at Neo Química Arena, by 2022 World Cup South American Qualifiers, will not be held with 12 thousand spectators. Even with the authorization of the Department of Sport of the State of São Paulo, only 1,500 guests will be present, without the sale of tickets. The organization’s justification is due to the “lack of time to develop an integrated system that allows for effective control of purchases, verification of tests, proof of vaccines and safe public access to the stadium”, according to the CBF.
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In a meeting held this Monday morning (30), CBF, FPF and health agencies in common agreement defined that the match between Brazil and Argentina, at Neo Química Arena, in São Paulo, next Sunday (5) is valid for the qualifiers The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, although the health protocol has been approved by the authorities, will be held with the participation of up to 1,500 guests, without the sale of tickets to the general public.
This decision is due to the lack of time for the development of an integrated system that allows for the effective control of purchases, verification of tests, proof of vaccines and public access to the stadium with safety.
CBF, FPF and other authorities are in constant contact in order to improve the integration between the systems in a viable period, fulfilling the requirements for the successful realization of the model event.