Park Ji-sung, technical director of K League 1 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors, took on a major role in the development of Asian professional football.메이저놀이터
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced on the 3rd (local time) that it has appointed the chairman and vice-chairman of the 16 standing committees of the AFC, which will be active for four years from this year to 2027.
Among them, Park Ji-seong was appointed as the chairman of the professional soccer task force (TF), and was named as the only Korean chairman among the 16 standing committees. Han Eun-kyung, Vice President of the North Korean Football Association and AFC Executive Member, will serve as Vice Chairman of the AFC Development Committee.
The AFC Professional Football TF, chaired by Ji-Sung Park, is a committee approved by the AFC Executive Committee in Manama, Bahrain on the 1st of last month, and was initiated to manage and supervise the transformation of club football in Asia.
“We have already demonstrated our desire to take Asian club football to new heights,” said AFC President Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Khalifa (Bahrain), who succeeded in his second term at the time. It is a timely step to go in the right direction.”
Along with this, the AFC changed last year’s AFC Champions League (ACL) from the’Chunchu Festival’ to the’Chunchu Festival’, which will start in the fall and finish in the spring from 2023, and the number of foreign players who can play per team has increased by two more than now,’5+ It approved plans such as expanding to 1′.
After retiring in 2014, Chairman Park Ji-sung began his challenge as a football administrator when he was appointed as a member of the AFC Social Contribution Committee for a 4-year term one year later.
After taking the FIFA master course in England from 2016 to 2017, he served as the head of the Youth Strategy Headquarters, a general manager of youth football, at the Korea Football Association for about a year. He has also been working as a technical director since last year after being appointed as an advisor for Jeonbuk in 2021.