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Inaugural Meeting of Korea Professional Football Referees

Korea Professional Football Referees Association Holds Inaugural Meeting

The Korean Professional Football Referees Council (Chairman Lee Dong-joon)

held a founding meeting on the 3rd of this month in Jeju Island to launch the organization.

As a result of the meeting, a total of 60 professional soccer referees,

including this year’s champions, agreed to establish the organization.

The existing council will be transformed into the Korea Professional Football Referees Council,

a corporation approved by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Gyeonggi Provincial Office.

The incorporation of the Korean Professional Football Referees Association will help the development of referees and improve the fairness and image of referees. 파워볼사이트

The purpose of the organization is as follows “The Korean Professional Football Referees Council is a non-profit organization under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Gyeonggi Provincial Office,

and was created to develop and protect the rights and interests of referees participating in Korean professional football.

It aims to create a fair and correct professional soccer culture through partnerships with various organizations leading Korean professional soccer and to further develop Korean soccer.”

The KFA is also active in education.

Currently, the number of referees registered with the Korea Football Association is 2,736 as of 2022,

according to data from the KFA’s website.

This is a decrease of more than 70 percent from 9,809 in 2020.

At the beginning of last year, professional referees were assigned to middle and high school tournaments because there were not enough referees.

Lee Dong-joon, head of the Referee Council, said, “If we become a corporation,

we can legally conduct education projects.

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