More than 10,000 tickets for Championship Game of the European League of Football in the MERKUR SPIEL- ARENA in Düsseldorf sold

August 3, 2021
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Seven matchdays have been played in the inaugural season of the European League of Football, the race for the playoff places has not yet been decided. Fans are already eagerly awaiting the finals: For the Championship Game of the new continental league on September 26, 2021 at the MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA in Düsseldorf, more than 10,000 tickets have already been sold in advance.

"This is a remarkable number that we are very pleased about. Although it is far from certain which
teams will play in the Championship Game, the interest is enormous. What is clear that we can expect
a sporting highlight, but also a happening for the whole family,“ assures Zeljko Karajica, who
emphasizes: "We are working on a highly attractive supporting program. We will be able to announce
more about this in the coming weeks."

The CEO of the European League of Football and his fellow campaigners are in regular exchange with
D.LIVE, the operating company of the MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA. The currently valid Regulation stipulates
that 18,000 spectators may be present at the final. "The event will be organized by all involved parties
with the utmost care and under observation of the current Corona situation. Various scenarios are
being drafted regarding spectator capacity. We can only recommend all football fans to secure tickets
in time," affirms Zeljko Karajica.

The co-founder of the European League of Football is satisfied with the season so far. "Of course, not
everything went totally perfectly all the time. But when you consider that we were in the middle of a
in the middle of a pandemic with all the restrictions and still have to deal with it, expectations were
even exceeded in parts. The franchises deliver good sport and the league is very well received," says
Zeljko Karajica.

The numbers bear this out: the European League of Football's content on YouTube has been viewed
almost 1.5 million times, the Instagram account already has more than 75,000 subscribers, the
Facebook account reaches almost 25,000 people and nearly 12,000 followers follow the league's
Twitter channel. "All this shows that in such a short time, the European League of Football has reached
the hearts of football followers," notes the managing director.

A classification that Commissioner Patrick Esume fully shares. "We set ourselves ambitious goals and
were convinced that we would be able to achieve them. When something new begins there are always
critics and skeptics, which we are happy to face, because we are always open to to any goal-oriented
dialog. But the masses are having a lot of fun with the European League of Football - and that means
a huge motivation for us to make the product even better."

The fact that more than 10,000 tickets have already been sold for the championship game on
September 26th in the MERKUR SPIEL-ARENA has "Coach" Esume thrilled: "I can't wait to see the finals
in Düsseldorf I'm excited to see who makes it there. The teams are all competitive and capable of
improving as the season progresses. When you consider that the preparation was quite short, the
games are at a high level."

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