The just-ended 2015 TNM Super League season realised K314 million in gate revenue, representing a 72 percent jump from last season’s earnings.
Super League of Malawi (Sulom) treasurer, Tiya Somba Banda, on request, released the figures indicating that the gross was from 210 games.
Last season, the league grossed K182 million in gate revenue.
As expected, out of the 15 teams, crowd pullers Big Bullets were the top earners of K28, 995,170.72, followed by arch-rivals, Be Forward Wanderers, who pocketed K23, 779,167.45.
Airborne Rangers were the least earners after pocketing K2,409,468.04.
The season ended last Sunday when Bullets were officially crowned as champions at Civo Stadium in Lilongwe.
At the same stage in 2013, the league realised K133 million.
In the just-ended season, the most gate revenue was realised in the first round Blantyre derby between Bullets and Wanderers at Kamuzu Stadium, where K26 million was collected.
Out of K314 million, the league’s 15 teams shared K113 million with security, ticketing and others (Police, Stewards) pocketing K88 million, whereas K56 million went to ground owners.
Sulom and Football Association of Malawi (Fam) pocketed K22 million each.
Somba-Banda said despite strides made in gate collection, the league runners encountered several challenges in the just-ended season.
Both Bullets and Wanderers have expressed satisfaction with the gate revenue.
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