Women's World Cup 2019: More than 720,000 tickets sold, says Fifa

The United States won the last World Cup held in Canada in 2015
The United States won the last World Cup held in Canada in 2015

More than 720,000 tickets have been sold for the Women's World Cup in France, according to Fifa.

The opening match between the hosts and South Korea at the Parc de Princes in Paris is sold out, along with the semi-finals and final, which are in Lyon.

Tickets for those games were bought within 48 hours of them going on sale.

The tournament is taking place between 7 June and 7 July, with England playing Scotland in their opening group game in Nice on 9 June.

Group games involving Netherlands v Cameroon, Nigeria v France and Sweden v United States are also sold out.

"Ticket sales figures show that people are excited about the competition and we are looking forward to seeing the stadiums across France packed with passionate fans," said Fifa chief commercial officer Philippe Le Floc'h.

At a similar stage for the Women's World Cup in Canada in 2015, 665,857 tickets had been sold.

The total attendance for the tournament four years ago was 1,353,506.