(ANSA) – BARI, AUGUST 24 – “A show of Serie B and Italian football. An evening of joy and good humor made possible also by the numerous fans who cheer on their favorites from the stands. The BKT Series is also this”. This is the comment on the Bari website by the president of Lega B, Mauro Balata, after the Apulian match against Palermo last Friday.
It was the event that characterized the return of the red and white among the cadets, 1554 days after the last home match of B, Bari-Carpi season ’17 -’18. Everyone was surprised by the audience “with new turf, over 50,000 new red and white seats, new generation LED walls, 268 innovative lighting bodies, capable of spectacular plays of light”. On the stands there were 35,377 spectators present, numbers that bring the Bari square to seventh place in the special ranking of Italian football.
“Since the beginning of the season only San Siro (Inter-Spezia 71.212 and Milan-Udinese 70.197), Olimpico (Rome-Cremonese 60.859 and Lazio-Bologna 44.664), Allianz Stadium (Juventus-Sassuolo 38.725) and Diego Armando Maradona ( Napoli-Monza 36.559) – it is written in the note from Bari – have scored higher numbers. San Nicola stands out once again among the great squares of Italian football, confirming, if needed, extraordinary for public, warmth and passion “. (HANDLE).