Travelling Northern Ireland supporters will be able to cheer on Ian Baraclough’s team when they face Switzerland in Geneva next month.
The Swiss FA has confirmed that 1000 tickets will be made available to Northern Ireland fans for the FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier on 9 October, which is being staged at the Stade de Geneve.
It’s the first time since the Covid pandemic began that an away allocation has been granted to the Green and White Army.
Please note entry requirements across Europe are changing on a frequent basis and the information detailed below is taken from the most up to date information available via the Foreign Office website. Fans intending to travel to the game must ensure they meet the relevant entry requirements at the time of travel.
Presently in order to enter Switzerland each visiting supporter will be required to provide each of the following in their own name:
Vaccination or tests
- UK passport: those with a UK passport must be fully vaccinated. It is not possible to enter the country with only a negative Covid-19 test.
- EU passport: those with an EU passport must be fully vaccinated or alternatively can show a Covid-19 negative test.
EU Digital Covid Certificate
EU Digital Covid Certificate or a certificate that is compatible with the EU Digital Covid Certificate, or and only until 10 October an official vaccination certificate.
All persons entering Switzerland (regardless of whether they enter by plane, car, train etc) must register their contact details on the FOPH website here and have a printout of the entry form.
- The supporter applying for the ticket can meet all entry requirements into Switzerland.
- The supporter applying for the ticket can meet all entry requirements to enter Stade de Geneve.
- The supporter applying for the tickets will commit to purchasing the ticket if the application is successful. If you apply for tickets and don’t purchase tickets you may not be permitted to apply for future match tickets.