‘Lion King’ Lee Dong-guk, appointed vice president of Korea Football Association after 2 years of retirement

‘Lion King’ Lee Dong-guk has been given the title of vice president after two years of retirement.

On the 18th, the Korea Football Association (KFA) held a general meeting of the board of directors and delegates at the Soccer Hall in Jongno-gu, Seoul, and approved some of the executive appointments.

According to the resolution of the General Assembly of Representatives on this day, former national player Lee Dong-guk, Jo Byeong-deuk, chairman of the Football Love Sharing Foundation, and Lee Seok-jae, president of the Gyeonggi Football Association, were newly appointed as vice presidents of the Korea Football Association.

Existing Vice Chairman Lee Yong-soo and Kim Byeong-ji resigned. With this, the Korea Football Association’s vice presidents are Kim Ki-hong, Choi Young-il, Lee Young-pyo, and Hong Eun-ah, followed by Lee Dong-guk, Cho Byeong-deuk, and Lee Seok-jae.

At the general meeting, it was also decided to appoint replacements for some subcommittee chairs. Former national team coach Jeong Hae-seong was appointed as the subcommittee chairperson, former Suwon Samsung coach Lee Im-saeng as the technology development chairperson, former international referee Kim Dong-jin as the referee chairperson, and former national player Jo Won-hee as the social contribution chairperson. 온라인바카라

It also confirmed the appointment of Michael Muller, the head of the National Team Strengthening Committee, which was announced earlier this month. Jeong Jae-kwon, head coach of Hanyang University, was added to the board of directors. In addition, Son Ho-young, the head of the Gyeongbuk Football Association, was newly elected as an administrative audit. The term of office for the newly appointed vice chairman, director, and auditor is two years until December 2024.

Meanwhile, at the meeting on this day, starting this year, the K3 and K4 leagues introduced a system for fostering young players, including at least three players under the age of 21 among 18 entries per team, and at least one must start. Teams not adhering to this rule will be subject to substitution restrictions. It was decided to change the elementary school game to a one-judge system in which only one referee was put in from the existing two referees.

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