All those who want to attend the 17 November Albania-France match in the new 'Arena Kombëtare' in Tirana must meet certain conditions.
Currently only the tickets for the sectors behind the two doors of the Arena Kombëtare are on sale for free, as the sale of the central grandstand tickets has been interrupted and the VIP grandstand (of about 1300 seats) will be off-limits for this event. , or reserved for the 'invited guests' of the Federation.
The tickets of the two available sectors of the Arena Kombetare oscillate between the 1500 and the 2000 lek, and are the only ones that can be purchased without necessarily having to buy also those of the Albania-Andorra game of the November 14 at the Elbasan Arena.
All other tickets that will be resold in the next few days (prices ranging between 3000 and 5000 lek) can only be purchased together with those of the match against Andorra, with prices ranging from 1000 to 2000 lek.
Albania-France is registering a record request flow for tickets for a number of reasons: first of all it will be the first match that the Albanian national team will play in Tirana after having 'emigrated' to Elbasan and Scutari for the last four years.
Secondly, the importance of the opponent, that is the world champions of France. The presence of international stars such as Mbappé, Pogba and Griezmann will make the inauguration evening of the new national stadium in Tirana even more magical.
The Arena Kombëtare
The new 'Arena Kombëtareis a public-private partnership agreement from 50 million, with a construction company that has invested 40 million to build the stadium in exchange for public land and permission to build a tower of 24 plans - which will include a hotel , commercial facilities and so on - which will be built next to the stadium.
The Federation, on the other hand, has invested the remaining part of 10 million euros through the UEFA funds. The new stadium will be an 22.000 seat structure, which is being completed on the site of the old 'Qemal Stafa' stadium which has ceased to be used in the 2013 after failing to meet the international standards required by UEFA.
The new stadium, as highlighted by SportEkspres, could soon change its name from "Arena Kombëtare" to the name of a sponsor whose research is the Federcalcio. From what leaked the companies competing for the sponsorship agreement (three million euros for a five-year contract) would be three: Bolv Oil, Vodafone and Sigal.