The Korea Football Association (KFA) has pardoned 100 soccer players (former and current players, coaches, referees, executives, etc.) who are being disciplined for various misconduct. The timing was also amazing. On the 28th, it was announced at 7:00 pm, an hour before the kick-off of the national soccer team’s warm-up match against Uruguay at the Seoul World Cup Stadium.

In a situation where all eyes were on the national team, it was the way ‘only seen in the political world’. On this day, KFA held a board meeting. The board of directors on the day of the A match is not special, but this issue was different. The agenda to decide the return of those who received severe punishment was the key.

Among the 100 pardoned were 48 players who were expelled for participating in match-fixing in professional football in 2011. Only two who played a leading role or participated in other crimes were excluded. KFA has a nice explanation here. “Congratulations on advancing to the World Cup 10 times in a row and the round of 16 in the Qatar World Cup, and reflecting the opinions of the field that proposed an amnesty for harmony and a new start in the soccer world.”

However, the Korea Professional Football Federation, the key body that should propose pardon for those involved in the K-League match-fixing, was omitted. It has been confirmed that the professional federation has consistently shouted ‘premature’, and the board of directors has also voiced clear objections. Nevertheless, as always, KFA accomplished what it had planned ‘honestly’ with its unique perseverance. In the end, the board of directors was a formal and meaningless organization to make decisions that were no different from ‘answer jeong you (the answer has been decided, you only answer)’. 토토사이트

If it was polite to KFA, expressions such as ‘reflecting opinions from the field’ should have been omitted. If packaging was necessary, it was enough to say ‘some opinions’. Rather, the professional federation rejected the proposal to review the lifting of disciplinary action for match-fixing participants, which was delivered at the KFA Fair Committee level in February, and the board of directors also requested that match-fixing be excluded from the related subject. However, it is said that the KFA used an absurd logic such as “Except for match fixing, there are few targets for amnesty.” I wonder why 100 people were needed.

In the end, KFA’s ‘reflection of on-site opinions’ is like deceiving all the fans. If you were really confident and proud, you should at least reveal the reason for the pardon, but the answer is silent. Of course, the K-League clubs are just absurd. We respect the fact that KFA President Mong-gyu Chung, who served as the president of the professional league at the time of the match-fixing incident after conceding 100 times, showed a willingness to ‘terminate the decision’ and that the disciplinary action should be lifted someday, but voiced that the K-League should have gone through the process of collecting opinions is raising

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