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62,198 fans set record for highest AFC Cup attendance

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Persija Jakarta v Home United training - AFC Cup 2018 ASEAN Zonal Semi-final 2nd leg

Jakarta: The 2018 AFC Cup ASEAN Zonal Semi-final second leg match between Indonesia's Persija Jakarta and Home United of Singapore on Tuesday set a new match attendance record of 62,198 fans. 

Persija, however, were unable to overcome their visitors, losing 6-3 on aggregate but The Kemayoran Tigers fans exited this year’s competition boasting an incredible record in AFC Cup history.

The Gelora Bung Karno stadium first made headlines when Persija welcomed Tampines Rovers in their Group H campaign in February, attracting a crowd of 49,056, before hosting Malaysia’s Johor Darul Ta’zim on Matchday Five which broke previous AFC Cup records with an attendance of 60,157.

Top Five Spectators Record in AFC Cup

1. Persija Jakarta (IDN) v Home United (SIN) - 62,198

AFC Cup 2018 ASEAN Zonal Semi-final

2. Persija Jakarta (IDN) v Johor Darul Ta’zim (MAS) - 60,157

AFC Cup 2018 Group H

3. Qadsia SC (KUW) v Al Ittihad (SYR) - 58,604

AFC Cup 2010 final

4. Kingfisher East Bengal (IND) v Kuwait SC (KUW) - 50,000

AFC Cup 2013 semi-final

5. Persija Jakarta (IDN) v Tampines Rovers (SIN) - 49,056

AFC Cup 2018 Group H