Lee Young-pyo and Lee Dong-guk apologize for pardoning match fixing… Resignation of Vice President of the Football Association

Korean Football Association Vice Presidents Lee Young-pyo and Lee Dong-guk, and Social Contribution Committee Chairman Cho Won-hee bow down and resign from the association’s ‘surprise’ pardon and withdrawal measures for soccer players currently being disciplined for reasons such as match-fixing involvement. has chosen

On the 3rd, Lee Young-pyo announced on his Instagram account, “I resign from the position of vice-president with responsibility for not blocking the passage of the board of directors related to the football association’s disciplinary pardon last week.”

He said, “I once again recall the ordinary fact that good administration is created through sufficient dissenting opinions and majority voices, and as a member of the Football Association, I feel with a heavy heart all the criticisms of football fans.” I am sorry for not being able to do it. I apologize once again for not being able to fulfill my responsibilities where I should be.”

On the 28th of last month, ahead of the soccer team evaluation match between Korea and Uruguay, the Korea Football Association held a board meeting in the conference room of the Seoul World Cup Stadium and decided to pardon 100 former and current players, coaches, and referees who were disciplined for various misconduct.

In particular, among the 50 players who were expelled for participating in match-fixing in professional football in 2011, 48 players excluding 2 who were judged to be of bad quality were included in the pardon.

However, the parties to the match-fixing case were ‘advancing to the World Cup round of 16’.

Vice Chairman Lee Dong-guk also chose to step down on his own. 먹튀검증

Vice-Chairman Lee also bowed his head on his Instagram account, saying, “I apologize for causing concern to fans who love soccer, fellow seniors and juniors, and officials.”

He said, “Last February, at the suggestion of the Football Association, I became vice president. It was a time to learn and understand the work, and although a significant part of the agenda was progressed internally, I felt a sense of responsibility for not being able to prevent it by confidently speaking about my experience as a player.” revealed

He continued, “I entered the association with the hope that I could repay the love I received as a player through administration, but as a vice-president, I lacked a lot to fulfill my duties. I feel responsible and am trying to resign the position.”

In addition, Cho Won-hee, who has served as the chairman of the Social Contribution Committee of the Football Association, also announced his resignation through his Instagram account.

Chairman Cho Won-hee said, “As a footballer, I sincerely apologize for disappointing football fans regarding the amnesty overturned by the Football Association’s board of directors.” “I desperately felt my lack of competence and wanted to step down from the Social Contribution Committee.”

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