While leaving the 2017-2018 football season behind, we observed a substantial increase in the attendance rate in Spor Toto Super Lig.
The attendance rate hit 3,9 million with an increase by 43 percent as comparted to the 2016-2017 football season achieving an attendance rate of 2,7 million in Spor Toto Super Lig matches. The Passolig data revealed that the average attendance rate increased to 12 thousand 821 from 8 thousand 940 in 2017-2018 season when compared to the previous season.
Upon completion of Spor Toto Super Lig Ilhan Cavcav Season, Passolig disclosed the statistics on attendance. The number of football lovers bearing the Passolig Card exceeded 3,8 million in Spor Toto Super Lig and Spor Toto 1. Lig. While more than 500 thousand sports lovers joined the Passolig Family during the 2017-2018 football season, a total of 4,6 million fans watched all official matches of Super Lig (Lig, Ziraat Turkey Cup matches, UEFA European League and Champions League) live at stadiums.
A revenue of 278 Million TRY yielded by Super Lig clubs
The revenues yielded by the clubs through ticket and season ticket sales increased in parallel with the increase achieved in the attendance rate in Spor Toto Super Lig. Yielding a total revenue of 157 million TRY through ticket and season ticket sales (except for the revenues yielded through sales of VIP seats and skyboxes by the clubs) in the 2016-2017 football season, raised their revenues to 278 million TRY with an increase by 77 percent in the 2017-2018 football season.
A sprint by Anatolian clubs in both the number of Passolig Cards and attendance rate
Achieving a great success with their promotion to Spor Toto Super Lig in the 2016-2017 football season, the football clubs Goztepe, Evkur Yeni Malatyaspor and Demir Grup Sivasspor drew a great deal of attention with the increase not only in their attendance rate but also the number of Passolig Cards, besides their sportive performance.
The number of Passolig Card holder fans of Yeni Malatyaspor, Goztepe and Demir Grup Sivasspor was reported as 55 thousand 991, 56 thousand 556 and 49 thousand 206, respectively, as of the end of the 2017-2018 football season while the attendance rate of these clubs showed a marked increment when compared to the previous season.
Demir Grup Sivasspor became the team which increased its attendance rate most among the 3 teams qualified to promote to Spor Toto Super Lig. Demir Grup Sivasspor, attaining an average attendance rate of 5 thousand 46 in TFF 1. Lig in the 2016-2017 football season, doubled-up its average attendance rate to 10 thousand 120 in Super Lig in the 2017-2018 football season, and Evkur Yeni Malatyaspor raised its average attendance rate to 8 thousand 436 from 4 thousand 467 with an increase by 88,8 percent, and Goztepe, representing Izmir, raised its average attendance rate to 7 thousand 99 from 4 thousand 094 with an increase by 73,4 percent.
Teleset Mobilya Akhisarspor becomes the football club increasing its attendance rate most
Starting to play its matches at its newly-built stadium and taking the Ziraat Turkish Cup to its museum in the 2017-2018 football season, Teleset Mobilya Akhisar Belediyespor became the football club which increased its average attendance rate most in Spor Toto Super Lig. Attaining an average attendance rate of 2 thousand 177 in the 2016-2017 football season, the "Akigoes" (a fan group of Akhisarspor) raised its average attendance rate to 5 thousand 795 with an increase by 166 percent in the 2017-2018 football season.
Kayserispor doubles-up its attendance rate
Kayserispor was also one of the football teams which increased its attendance rate most in the 2017-2018 football season. Completing the season in the 15th rank with 44 points in Spor Toto Super Lig, Kayserispor raised its average attendance rate to 10 thousand 894 from 5 thousand 403, being entitled to assume the title of "the third football club of the League increasing its average attendance rate most".
Passo Mobile application hits 1,9 million users
Enabling users to file an application to obtain the Passolig Card, to purchase a match ticket, to load money to the Passolig Card, to extend the utilization time of an e-ticket, to transfer the match ticket or season ticket, etc., Passo Mobile application has been downloaded by 1,9 million sports lovers since March 2017.
Fans of Galatasaray assumes the title of using Passo Mobile most
The fans using Passo Mobile Application most across the Spor Toto Super Lig were Galatasaray (25 percent), Fenerbahce (21 percent) and Besiktas (20 percent) fans. While 13 percent of the attending sports lovers entered the stadiums through their mobile phones by means of Passo Mobile Application, and Galatasaray ranked top in team-based breakdown. 15 percent of Galatasaray fans entered the stadiums through their mobile phones by means of Passo Mobile Application.
Average attendance rates & rates of increase/decrease of Spor Toto Super Lig teams in 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 Football Seasons:
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