Home » Jürgen Klinsmann: Commission recommends firing South Korea’s coach

Jürgen Klinsmann: Commission recommends firing South Korea’s coach

by admin
Jürgen Klinsmann: Commission recommends firing South Korea’s coach

Sport South Korea’s national coach

Commission recommends firing Klinsmann

As of: 11:22 a.m. | Reading time: 2 minutes

Jürgen Klinsmann is about to be fired

After the disappointing semi-final exit at the Asian Cup, South Korea’s national coach Jürgen Klinsmann is facing dismissal. An advisory commission recommended ending the collaboration with the former national coach.

The exit from the Asian Cup against a blatant outsider has consequences for Jürgen Klinsmann. An advisory committee to the football association recommends that he should no longer be South Korea’s national coach. In addition, an internal team scandal becomes known.

Jürgen Klinsmann is threatened with retirement as coach of the South Korean national soccer team. An advisory committee of the Korean Football Association (KFA) made the recommendation on Thursday to end the collaboration with the former national coach.

The decision was made after a meeting of the commission in Seoul, said an association spokesman in Seoul. The final decision about Klinsmann’s future as head coach now lies in the hands of the KFA management committee and association president Chung Mong Gyu.

also read

The 59-year-old Klinsmann faced strong criticism in South Korea after his team’s semi-final defeat against outsiders Jordan at the Asian Cup in Qatar. Fans had called for his resignation. Klinsmann has been looking after the fourth-placed team in the 2002 World Cup since the beginning of last year. His contract runs until the 2026 World Cup final.

Table tennis instead of team dinner

There is also a scandal to complain about before the semi-final against Jordan. According to media reports, there was a serious argument within the team the evening before they were eliminated from the Asian Cup. Captain Heung-Min Son (formerly active at HSV and Leverkusen in the Bundesliga) dislocated a finger.

See also  Premier League: City vs. Arsenal's dangerous beauty

Captain Heung-Min Son warming up before the game against Jordan – clearly visible with bandaged fingers

What: AFP

Son (31) and other older players were annoyed that younger players left dinner early to play table tennis, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported on Wednesday, citing a representative of the national football association KFA. After an initial exchange of words, an argument developed and Son was injured.

also read

Advertorial property valuation

The British tabloid “The Sun” first reported the incident last week. Son took part in the game against Jordan with a bandage on his index and middle fingers on his right hand. Kangin Lee from Paris Saint-Germain, who was probably involved in the dispute, admitted the incident on social media and apologized. It was said that he had caused great disappointment among fans who had always supported the South Korean national team.

You may also like

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy