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Germany's 3rd League Sets New Attendance Record As Revenue Decreases

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 02 / 15

Germany's 3rd League "has set a new attendance record as more than 2.5 million fans attended the games," according to Henning Eberhardt of SPONSORs. On the financial side, the league "was able to generate its second highest number since its inception." A total attendance of 2,563,562 attended the le...

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