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CONCACAF Gold Cup Attendance Down 13% from '11 Tourney, But Up 9% From '09

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CONCACAF Gold Cup matches averaged 39,348 fans per match in ’13, down 13% from the figure in ’11, but up 9% from ’09. With the exception of the Gold Cup final at Soldier Field, each venue held a doubleheader during the event’s 13 dates. The largest draw was the semifinal doubleheader at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, with 81,410 fans taking in Panama-Mexico and U.S.-Honduras. Sunday's U.S.-Panama final at Soldier Field drew 57,920 fans. In ’11, with the U.S. taking on Mexico in the final at the Rose Bowl, 93,420 fans attended. This year marked the first time since '05 that the final did not feature U.S.-Mexico (THE DAILY).

CONCACAF GOLD CUP ATTENDANCE TREND
YEAR
VENUES USED
AVERAGE
'13
13
39,348
'11
13
45,117
'09
13
36,123
'07
6
37,752
'05
7
26,359
'13 GROUP STAGE
DATE
MATCH 1 MATCH 2 VENUE
ATTENDANCE
7/7
Canada-Martinique Mexico-Panama Rose Bowl
56,822
7/8
El Salvador-Trinidad & Tobago Haiti-Honduras Red Bull Arena
20,000
7/9
Costa Rica-Cuba Belize-U.S. Jeld-Wen Field
18,724
7/11
Panama-Martinique Mexico-Canada CenturyLink Field
28,354
7/12
Trinidad & Tobago-Haiti Honduras-El Salvador Sun Life Stadium
28,713
7/13
U.S.-Cuba Costa Rica-Belize Rio Tinto Stadium
17,597
7/14
Panama-Canada Martinique-Mexico Sports Authority Field
30,000
7/15
El Salvador-Haiti Honduras-Trinidad & Tobago BBVA Compass Stadium
21,783
7/16
Cuba-Belize U.S.-Costa Rica Rentschler Field
25,432
'13 QUARTERFINALS
7/20
Mexico-Trinidad and Tobago Panama-Cuba Georgia Dome
54,229
7/21
U.S.-El Salvador Honduras-Costa Rica M&T Bank Field
70,540
'13 SEMIFINALS
7/24
U.S.-Honduras Panama-Mexico AT&T Stadium
81,410
'13 FINAL
7/28
U.S.-Panama
Soldier Field
57,920

 

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