| Fans warned over buying second-hand tickets for British & Irish Lions tour

7 | Fans warned over buying second-hand tickets for British & Irish Lions tour

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Tour director Lourens Oberholzer has cautioned South African residents against attempting to rob tickets through 2d-hand platforms for any of the British & Irish Lions’ eight suits in South Africa in 2021.

One of these tickets are unlawful and have to now not ever be recognised.

The price Sales ballot opened in South Africa on Wednesday, 2 September and closes at 23.59 on Wednesday, 16 September.

South African residents must make exhaust of the decent online platform:

There has been an overwhelming response from South African residents, with more than 200 000 guests on the decent South African online platform.

“South African rugby supporters have been ultimate in how they have gotten embraced the registration and ballotsystem. The system is the fairest in determining price allocation and it also shall be designed to supply protection to all people who makes a value rob save a question to,” said Oberholzer.

“I cannot emphasise it ample that people ought to be cautious against coping with any platform outside of the decent online pickle. We’re responsive to secondary tickets systems like Viagogo, who’re marketing and marketing tickets. These companies salvage no longer have any price inventory to sell and tickets purchased through their platform(s) will no longer be genuine and subsequently no longer licensed on the gate. Of us that work through secondary touts will no longer have genuine tickets.”

The Lions, who tour South Africa once every 12 years, will play the Stormers on the Cape Town Stadium on 3 July and the tour’s eighth and final match might maybe maybe be the third Test against the Springboks at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.

The Lions final visited South Africa in 2009 when the sphere champion Springboks won the sequence 2-1.