Japan’s Korea Livestock Association Upset by North Korea’s ‘Absurd Soccer’ … “They even pretended to take the water bottle and hit it”
It has been reported that the Japan Football Association submitted a written opinion to the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) regarding the behavior of North Korean national soccer team players, such as pushing the referee, at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games.
North Korean Football
According to local reports such as the Yomiuri Shimbun, the Japan Football Association sent a written opinion to FIFA and AFC on the 3rd, attaching a related video, saying that North Korean football engaged in “anti-sports behavior” in the quarterfinals of the Hangzhou Asian Games.
Yomiuri, Asahi Shimbun, etc. reported, “During the match, there was vicious tackling by North Korean players, and there were actions such as raising fists and demanding water bottles from Japanese staff.”
However, it was not revealed what scene the video contained. 온라인카지노
On the 1st, in a game where Japan beat North Korea 2-1 and advanced to the semifinals,
North Korea received six yellow cards for aggressive tackling.
In particular, when the game was briefly stopped around the 27th minute of the second half,
North Korean defender Kim Yu-sung approached a Japanese staff member holding a water bottle,
intercepted the water bottle, and pretended to hit the staff member.
Kim Yu-sung calmly drank water, but the referee saw this and immediately issued him a yellow card.
Even after the game ended, North Korea’s unsportsmanlike behavior was visible.
North Korean Players
After North Korea lost to Japan by conceding a penalty kick in the 35th minute of the second half,
the North Korean players flocked to the referee and protested harshly.
During this process, North Korean defender Kim Kyung-seok was caught pushing the referee twice.
Although the assistant referee tried to stop them, the North Korean players were not easily calmed down,
the situation was finally brought to an end when the staff came and tried to dissuade them.
The media reported, “This year’s Hangzhou Asian Games is an important event that determines heaven and hell for North Korean athletes,” adding, “If these athletes lose in the quarterfinals, they may not be given the opportunity to appear in the next international competition.”
At the same time, quoting a North Korean defector, he added, “If they lose in the quarterfinals, (players) may be taken to a labor training camp,” and added, “Even if it’s not to that extent, it will be difficult to get the job you want.
You should also be prepared to go to the military.”