Vålerenga's coach,Martin Andresen said that Vålerenga have a fantastic opportunity to play a friendly match against the team that is considered the best in the world.
– This is a fantastic opportunity for our players to meet some of the world's best players. There will be an educational game for our players , “said Andresen to VIF TV.
– To meet this type of players, they provide good reference point. To be able to match against a good opponent is very good for Vålerenga as a club , and this is a game we really look forward to play, added he.
Guardiola is looking forward
FC Barcelona's manager Pep Guardiola expressed his gratitiude to be in Norway .
– This is a great opportunity for us to see our supporters in Norway . We hope we have a great time in Oslo and hopefully everyone who comes to watch the game enjoy a memorable match, “said Guardiola in the press conference.
The Stadium will be Full
The open ticket sales began with great interest of the footbal fans. 3000 tickets were sold in the first 25 minutes eventhough the price of the tickets were criticized to be higher than other matches.
Bendit Upper (field 228) : NOK. 295 , – including the ticket fee. (Only for season pass holders – purchased at local ” )
Remaining Bendit Upper : NOK. 495, – incl ticket fee ( only for members of the Clan – purchased at local ” )
VG Lower / Lower Bendit : NOK. 495, – incl ticket fee
VG Upper : NOK. 495, – incl ticket fee
The rest of the stand – Bendit : NOK. 495, – incl ticket fee ( standing )
Hafslund Upper / Lower and Postbanken Upper / Lower: NOK. 595, – incl ticket fee