Defender Lee Sang-min, who was selected for the Hangzhou Asian Games soccer team despite a previous DUI conviction, has been removed from the squad.
The Korean Football Association announced today that it has decided to remove Lee Sang-min from the Hangzhou Asian Games squad, apologizing for its inexperience in reviewing the relevant regulations.
According to the KFA’s national team rules, anyone who has been sentenced to a fine of more than 5 million won for a drunk driving-related offense and whose sentence has not been finalized for three years is ineligible to represent the national team.
Lee Sang-min is not eligible to play for the national team until August of this year, as his sentence for drunk driving was finalized in August 2020, but he has been selected for the under-22 national team three times, including in September 2021.
As the roster submission deadline has already passed on the 15th of this month, 카지노사이트킴 the Korean Football Association is checking to see if a replacement for Lee Sang-min can be selected.