Professional soccer K League 1 mobilized the largest number of spectators for the opening round ever.
The opening round of the ‘Hanawon Q K League 1 2023’ held for two days on February 25 and 26 recorded 101,632 people, the largest number of spectators in the opening round of K League 1 (after promotion and relegation, 2013~).
In the official opening game between Ulsan and Jeonbuk held at Ulsan Munsu Stadium on the 25th, 28,039 people, the largest number of spectators in a K-League game since the corona, showed a good start. On the same day, 22,204 people attended the match between Seoul and Incheon held at the Seoul World Cup Stadium, and 10,348 people visited the stadium for the match between Suwon and Gwangju.
The box office fever on the first day continued on the 26th. 8,362 people gathered at the Jeju World Cup Stadium where Jeju and Suwon FC met, and the match between Pohang and Daegu at Pohang Steel Yard recorded 14,089 people. A total of 101,632 people visited the K-League stadium in search of 18,590 people in the match between Daejeon and Gangwon, the last match of the opening round. 토토사이트
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 opening of K-League 2 on March 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).