Lee Young-pyo and Lee Dong-guk resign as vice presidents of the Korea Football Association… Soccer fans criticize “The Football Association’s tail cutting”
Lee Young-pyo and Lee Dong-guk, vice presidents of the Korea Football Association, and Cho Won-hee, chairman of the Social Contribution Committee, announced their resignation after taking responsibility for handling and withdrawing pardons for 100 soccer players who were recently disciplined, including those involved in match-fixing by the association. They were criticized for not expressing their opposition to the amnesty. However, there is also criticism that the Football Association’s ‘tail cutting’ over their simultaneous resignation. 메이저놀이터
Vice Chairman Lee Young-pyo said on his social network service (SNS) on the 3rd, “I will resign from the position of vice-president with responsibility for failing to prevent the passage of the board of directors related to the football association’s disciplinary pardon last week.”
He continued, “I am reminded once again of 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 apologize for not being able to do it. I apologize once again for not being able to fulfill my responsibilities where I should be.”
Vice Chairman Lee Dong-guk also agreed. Vice-Chairman Lee also said on social media, “Last February, at the suggestion of the Football Association, I took the position of vice-president. feel,” he said.
Vice-Chairman Lee continued, “I entered the association with the hope that I could repay the love I received as a player through administration, but there were many shortcomings in fulfilling my duties as vice-president.”
Cho Won-hee, chairman of the Social Contribution Committee of the Football Association, also announced his resignation. He 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 feel my lack of competence and want to step down from the Social Contribution Committee.”
Previously, on the 28th of last month, the Korea Football Association became controversial by announcing that it would pardon 100 people, including former and current players, coaches, and referees, who were disciplined for various misconduct just before the evaluation match between Korea and Uruguay. After receiving public criticism, a temporary board meeting was held three days later to withdraw the pardon, but the aftermath is still strong. In response to the announcement of their resignation, soccer fans said, “The Football Association is shifting responsibility for the pardon to former players,” “The key senior executives of the Football Association, who should be responsible, are keeping their seats and ‘cutting the tail'”, etc. are reacting