Anticipation is building among Maccabi Haifa fans and sports enthusiasts across Israel, as they look forward to cheering their team from the stands in the upcoming match against Panathinaikos in Greece on December 14. This pivotal match will determine the third-place standing in the league. The club has announced that Greek authorities have given the green light for Israeli fans' arrival and the sale of tickets to Maccabi Haifa supporters.
A Cautionary Note for Travelling Fans
The National Security Headquarters has recently updated its travel warnings, putting Greece at a Level 2 risk, advising increased caution. Fans are encouraged to stay abreast with the latest updates from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as travel advisories can change without notice.
Ticket Sales and Seating Arrangements
Maccabi Haifa has received approximately 800 tickets for the game in Greece. These fans will fill the seats in Gate 6. The ticket sale has commenced today at 12:00 PM, with season ticket holders receiving first priority, followed by long-term subscribers and members of the Green Plus fan club. Eventually, all subscribers and Green Plus members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets. Come Sunday, the ticket sales will open to all fans.
The Road to Third Place
Securing a win in Athens would catapult the Israeli champions to third place, setting them up for a showdown against one of the teams finishing second in the group stage of the conference. Panathinaikos, meanwhile, is shifting its focus to the decisive game against Maccabi Haifa in the Europa League. The club is also reportedly in search of a defender for January, with potential acquisitions expected to be loaned.
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