BANDA ACEH (11 June 2014) – The on-going Nusantara II Tour for the Indonesian national Under-19 has yielded rewards for both the team and also the Local Organising Committee (LOC).
While the matches gave the young Indonesian squad further match experience, the LOC also gained monetary rewards from holding these games.
In just one match that was played this week when the Aceh Under-21 fell to a 4-0 loss to the Indonesian U19, the LOC collected at least IDR 1 milliar (USD 85,000).
The game was played at the 45,000 capacity Harapan Bangsa Lhoongraya Stadium in Banda Aceh.
“Up to this point, we have already collected IDR 1 milliar and we are still making the collections from several sales point,” said Khaidir TM, the chairman of the local organizing committee.
The local organizers had issued 30,000 tickets for the match priced at IDR 40,000, IDR 60,000 and also IDR 80,000. Less than 3,000 tickets were returned.