The Korea Football Association (KFA), which made the decision to pardon 100 soccer players who were disciplined for match-fixing, etc., will eventually go through a re-discussion due to deteriorating public opinion.
On the 30th, the Korea Football Association said, “We inform you that we decided to hold a temporary board of directors meeting at 4:00 pm on the 31st at the conference room on the 2nd floor of the Football Hall to re-examine the disciplinary pardon decided by the board of directors on the 28th.”
“As many concerns have been raised about this resolution, the temporary board meeting was held for a quick re-discussion,” he explained.
Earlier, on the 28th, the Korea Football Association announced on its official website an hour before the match against Uruguay that it had “decided to pardon 100 former and incumbent players, coaches and referees who were disciplined for various misconduct such as match fixing.”
They said, “We congratulated ourselves on advancing to the World Cup finals 10 times in a row and advancing to the round of 16 in the World Cup in Qatar, which we achieved last year, and reflected the opinions of the front-line field who proposed an amnesty for harmony and a new start in the soccer world.”
In addition, he added, “The purpose of giving another chance to footballers who are judged to have self-reflection and self-reflection for a long time.” Those eligible for pardon included 48 people, including Choi Seong-guk, who was expelled in 2011 for match-fixing in professional football.
After the announcement, criticism poured in from soccer fans. On the 29th, the Red Devils of the soccer team cheering squad said, “We strongly oppose the amnesty that was suddenly decided and demand a complete withdrawal.”
The Korea Professional Football Federation also said it had no intention of pardoning those concerned. The Korea Sports Council took a position that there was no request for cooperation or a request for authoritative interpretation from the Korea Football Association.
Despite social opposition, the Korea Football Association said,메이저놀이터 “It is virtually difficult for them to return to the professional football scene as players and coaches.” revealed
However, as public opinion worsened, such as publicizing the issue in the political world, the Korea Football Association eventually reexamined the resolution. The Korea Football Association is expected to cancel the pardon or reduce the pardon.