The Korea Professional Football Federation (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Federation’) evaluates the performance of attracting spectators and marketing performance between rounds 1 to 13 of K League 1 and K League 2, and ▲ Full Stadium Award, ▲ Plus Stadium Award, ▲ Fan-Friendly Club Award and ▲Green Stadium Award-winning teams were selected and announced.
This season, K-League 1 continues to be a box office hit, maintaining an average attendance of more than 10,000 per game so far. Among them, FC Seoul took both the ‘Full Stadium’ award, which goes to the club that attracted the most spectators, and the ‘Plus Stadium’ award, which was given to the club that had the largest increase in the number of spectators compared to the previous quarter.
Seoul attracted an average of 27,531 paying spectators among the 12 K-League 1 teams in a total of 6 home games between rounds 1-13, and increased by 18,745, the largest number compared to last season’s average of 8,786.메이저놀이터
The ‘Fan-Friendly Club’ award was won by Ulsan Hyundai, who received an aggregate score of 96.2 points. During that period, ▲ ‘UH MALL’ was introduced in the Munsu Soccer Stadium, providing various foods and entertainment, and ▲ opening the first ‘Mascot Brand Store’ in the K-League, capturing the hearts of fans. It was also honored to be selected as the ‘Fan-Friendly Club’ for the 7th consecutive time from the 1st round of the 2021 season.
Daejeon Hana Citizen (88.8 points), who took 2nd place, ▲ improved fan-friendly stadium facilities such as MD shop renewal and new general information center ‘HANA LOUNGE’, and 3rd place Seoul (78.4 points) ▲ ‘HERO’ Yeong-woong Lim’s vision It received good reviews for leading the K-League viewing culture. For the Fan-Friendly Club Award, the winning team is determined by adding the scores from the first evaluation by the judging panel (40%) and the second group vote (40% from reporters and 20% from fans).
For the 1st ‘Green Stadium’ award, the K-League lawn management consulting partner Samsung C&T evaluated the evaluation (60%), the game supervisor’s evaluation (20%), and the team evaluation (20%) to determine the winning team. As a result, DGB Daegu Bank Park, the home stadium of Daegu FC, got the highest score. DGB Daegu Bank Park maintains the best ground condition in the league through meticulous lawn management by the Daegu Sports Facility Management Office. It was followed by Ulsan Munsu Stadium, Ulsan’s home stadium, and Suwon World Cup Stadium, Suwon Samsung’s home stadium, in second and third place, respectively.
In K-League 2, Busan I’Park attracted 3,595 spectators, an increase of 2,127 from last season’s average spectator of 1,468 in a total of 5 home matches between the 1st and 13th rounds. During the first period, it increased the most among the 13 K-League 2 clubs, and it was the largest number of spectators.
The winner of the K League 2 ‘Fan-Friendly Club’ award was Kim Cheon. The main activities of Gimcheon, which received a combined score of 93.2, were ▲Holding Fans Day and ‘Panter View’, where fans interviewed players directly, ▲Holding Brand Day in conjunction with related organizations such as TS Korea Transportation Safety Authority and Nambu Forest Service. . Second place was Seongnam FC (87.8 points), and third place was FC Anyang (81.4 points).
The K League 2 ‘Green Stadium’ award was awarded to Cheonan Sports Complex, the home ground of the new team Cheonan City FC. The Cheonan City Facilities Management Corporation, which manages the Cheonan Sports Complex, has created an environment where players can play in an optimal environment through systematic management. Busan Asiad Stadium, Busan’s home stadium, took second place, and Gwangyang Soccer Stadium, Jeonnam’s home stadium, took third.