Chairman Chung Mong-gyu donates 2 billion won as an additional reward for the soccer team

Jeong Mong-kyu, head of the Korea Football Association, donates a large amount of money for the soccer team.

The Korea Football Association announced on the 12th that ‘Chairman Chung Mong-kyu decided to donate an additional 2 billion won in prize money to the national soccer team that reached the round of 16 in the Qatar World Cup.’ The Korea Football Association said, “The 2 billion won reward donated by Chairman Chung will be equally distributed among 26 players.”

According to the International Football Federation (FIFA) dividend standard for participating countries in the Qatar World Cup, Korea, which advanced to the round of 16, will receive a dividend of about 17 billion won ($13 million). The Korea Football Association originally planned to pay more than 50% of the total dividend as a reward for the players. However, 7.9 billion won was spent on running the national team for the World Cup Asian qualifiers (4.6 billion won) and the finals (3.3 billion won), 1.6 billion won was paid for the repayment of FIFA borrowings supported by the COVID-19 outbreak, and 3.3 billion won was already spent as a reward for the athletes passing the World Cup Asian final qualifiers. Executed. Therefore, it was embarrassing that the initial reward payment plan was disrupted, but thanks to Chairman Chung Mong-kyu’s donation, the total reward money for the World Cup finals and the World Cup finals increased to 11.5 billion won. This amount is the largest payment compared to the countries in the round of 16. 안전놀이터

The national team players received a minimum of 210 million won to a maximum of 270 million won per individual, including rewards based on their performance at the Qatar World Cup set by the association’s board of directors in May and rewards received according to their contributions after passing the Asian final qualifiers, plus about 70 million won. You will receive thousands of dollars more. The prize money for each player will range from a minimum of 280 million won to a maximum of 340 million won in total.

Chairman Chung Mong-gyu said, “The national team led by coach Bento showed the development of Korean soccer with good game content and results at this Qatar World Cup, and gave great courage and hope to soccer fans as well as the Korean people.” In addition to the previously set reward money, as the president of the association, I decided to make a donation because I wanted to express special gratitude to the athletes for their hard work.”

Chairman Chung Mong-gyu donated 4 billion won in 2018, asking for it to be used for football development, such as paying salaries for the national team’s foreign coaching staff.

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