K-League to receive 4.3 billion in compensation for Qatar World Cup player withdrawals
By Park Dae-ro = Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has distributed compensation payments to professional clubs for withdrawing players from the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. While 440 clubs around the world received a total of $209 million (about 265.4 billion won), Korean professional soccer’s K League clubs received about 4.3 billion won.
According to a breakdown released by the Federation Internationale de Football Association on Thursday (Feb. 14), 10 K League clubs received about $33.8 million (about 4.3 billion won) for sending players to the Qatar World Cup finals and qualifiers.카지노
Jeonbuk Hyundai received about 1.4 billion won, Ulsan Hyundai about 900 million won, FC Seoul about 700 million won, and Gimcheon Sangmu about 400 million won. Daegu FC (approximately $160 million), Daejeon Hana Citizens (approximately $160 million), Suwon FC (approximately $160 million), Pohang Steelers (approximately $100 million), Seongnam FC (approximately $100 million), and Busan I-Park (approximately $80 million) also received compensation.
The K League has the third largest payout among Asian leagues. The Saudi League was first and the Qatar League was second. The Japan League was fourth.
Jeonbuk was fifth in compensation among Asian clubs. Al Sadd (Qatar) was first, Al Hilal (Saudi Arabia) was second, Al Nasr (Saudi Arabia) was third, and Al Duhail (Qatar) was fourth.