The K-League 1 was successful in the opening round and started the season in a good mood.
The Korea Professional Football Federation announced on the 26th that “In the opening round of Hana 1Q K League 1 2023, which was held on the 25th and 26th, 101,632 people entered, the highest number since the promotion and relegation system was introduced in 2013.”
According to the federation, the official opening match between Ulsan Hyundai and Jeonbuk Hyundai at Ulsan Munsu Soccer Stadium on the 25th attracted 28,039 people, the largest number of spectators in a K-League game since the novel coronavirus infection (Corona 19), showing a good start.
On the same day, 22,204 people were counted in the match between FC Seoul and Incheon United held at the Seoul World Cup Stadium, and 10,348 people were counted in the match between Suwon Samsung and Gwangju FC held at the Suwon World Cup Stadium.
The box office enthusiasm on the first day continued into the next day. 8,362 people gathered at the Jeju World Cup Stadium where Jeju United and Suwon FC met, and the match between Pohang Steelers and Daegu FC at Pohang Steel Yard recorded 14,089 people.메이저사이트
18,590 people visited the match between Daejeon Hana Citizen and Gangwon FC, the last game of the opening round, and the total number of people in the opening round was 101,632.
The number of 101,632 is 3,279 more than the 98,353 in the 2017 season, which recorded the largest number of spectators for the opening round of the K-League 1. In particular, since the 2018 season, the K-League only counts paid spectators as official spectators.
With the box office success of K League 1, attention is being paid to whether it will be able to break the record for the largest number of spectators in the opening rounds of K League 1 and 2.
The record for the largest number of spectators in the opening round of K-League 1 and 2 was 134,468 in the 2017 season (K-League 1: 98,353, K-League 2: 36,115).
K-League 2 will start on March 1st with Cheonan (Cheonan City FC – Busan I’Park), Changwon (Gyeongnam FC – Bucheon FC), Gwangyang (Jeonnam Dragons – FC Anyang), Asan (Chungnam Asan FC – Gimcheon Sangmu), Mokdong ( Seoul E-Land FC and Chungbuk Cheongju FC) will open at six stadiums.