The opening round of Hana One Q K League 1 2023, which was 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 the promotion and relegation system, 2013~).
K-League 2 (2nd division), which starts on March 1st, is also drawing attention to whether it will inherit the baton of this crowd frenzy.
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 during the match between Suwon and Gwangju. 메이저놀이터
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.
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.
On the other hand, with the opening of K-League 2 on March 1st, attention is being paid to whether it will be able to break the record for the largest number of spectators in the K-League 1 and 2 opening rounds.
The record for the largest number of spectators in the opening round of K-League 1 and 2 is 134,468 in the 2017 season (K-League 1: 98,353, K-League 2: 36,115).