Print Edition - 2017-06-25  |  Sports Digest

Bundesliga sets new record

- AFP, BERLIN

Jun 25, 2017-

Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich led the way as the top two tiers of German football broke spectator records last season, the German federation said on Friday. The Bundesliga itself registered over 19 million spectators for the 2016-2017 season as Dortmund, with their celebrated ‘yellow wall’ of fans were the best supported team averaging around 80,000 per game, with champions Bayern 5,000 adrift of that. Attendances rose by 1.3 percent with an average of 40,694 fans for each top flight game. 

Published: 25-06-2017 10:03

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