On the 17th, K League 2 Gimpo FC announced an apology in the name of the CEO in connection with the death of a youth player that occurred in April of last year.
Seo Young-gil, CEO of Gimpo, said in an apology letter, “I apologize for not meeting the expectations of the bereaved families.”
In the case of the death of a player belonging to a youth club in Gimpo that occurred in April of last year, the Korea Football Association is conducting a disciplinary review in January 2023 according to the Sports Ethics Center’s decision to request disciplinary action. Gimpo took action on the 13th to suspend duties for three related leaders. An official from Gimpo said, “We will do our best to protect the management of young players.”
[Below is the full text of the apology from Gimpo FC]
First of all, I would like to express my deepest consolation and apology to the deceased player and his bereaved family regarding the death of a youth player in Gimpo FC.
The club founded a youth team (U-18) in January 2022 to build a youth system according to the regulations of the Korea Professional Football Federation, and an unfortunate incident occurred in April of the same year while operating. 토토사이트
In this regard, we tried to take action on the relevant persons through the resolution of the Emergency Response Committee on the three leaders, but we sincerely apologize once again for not meeting the expectations of the bereaved families under the name of regulations and administration.
In response to the wishes of the bereaved family, we suspended the duties of three controversial leaders, and we will deal with them strictly in the future to thoroughly finish them.
Taking this as an opportunity, we will do our best to appoint new leaders and manage and protect young players for the guidance of other players who are currently remaining.