Chairman Chung Mong-gyu, failed to be a member of the FIFA Council
There are also deep concerns in terms of football diplomacy.
Chung Mong-gyu, president of the Korea Football Association, was again defeated in the FIFA Council member election.
Seven candidates stood for the FIFA Council member election held at the Asian Football Confederation General Assembly. 스포츠토토
In a situation where you can be elected if you are in the top 5, Chairman Chung Mong-gyu only finished in 6th place with 19 votes.
It was beaten by candidates from Qatar, Japan, Saudi Arabia, the Philippines and Malaysia.
The FIFA Council is the highest decision-making body that decides major policies in the football world, and Chairman Chung served as a member of the Council for two years from 2017, but after failing to win re-election in 2019, he was again defeated this time, revealing the limits of his diplomatic power once again.