#FIFA U-20 #WorldCup in #Turkey characterised by near-empty stadia; just 300,000 tickets out of 1.3m sold on eve of flagship tournament #TR— Asad Yawar (@Mediolana) June 23, 2013
Host nation's opening game against El Salvador in #Trabzon watched by just 4,662 spectators; double-headers failing to attract interest— Asad Yawar (@Mediolana) June 23, 2013
Present gates average c.20% of those in #Colombia 2011 & #Egypt 2009; 'lack of party atmosphere + engagement' evident tinyurl.com/mo7thzb— Asad Yawar (@Mediolana) June 23, 2013
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Tagged as 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup, El Salvador, Gezi Park, Hüseyin Avni Aker Stadium, istanbul, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Trabzon, Turkey
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