OFFICIAL: 30K fans to attend Egypt's clash with New Zealand

The Egyptian FA have announced that 30,000 fans will attend Egypt’s clash with New Zealand in the Egypt International Capital Cup.

The Egypt International Capital Cup will be held in Cairo and the New Administrative Capital on 22, 23, and 26 March, involving hosts Egypt, Croatia, New Zealand, and Tunisia.

The Pharaohs will host New Zealand in the semi-final, which will become the first-ever game to be played at the newly built New Administrative Capital Stadium, holding a capacity of over 93,940 seats.

On Wednesday, the Egyptian FA have revealed they obtained approval for the attendance of 30,000 fans for the clash as they hope to set the scene for the new stadium.

The tournament was originally scheduled to be played in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; however, due to sponsorship issues, the tournament was moved to Egypt.

FIFA have also revealed that the tournament that was formally called the Winsunited Cup has now become part of the inaugural FIFA Series.