Reporter Kim Do-yong = Park Ji-seong (42), a technical director at Jeonbuk Hyundai, who is on his way to becoming a football administrator, is expanding his influence to Asia.
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced on the 3rd (local time) that the AFC 16 standing committee chairs and vice-chairmen who will be active for four years until 2027 were appointed and announced.
Park Ji-sung, a Korean native, was the only one named as the standing chairman, and his position is the chairman of the ‘professional football task force (TF)’.
As a result, director Park Ji-seong, who has been walking the path of soccer administration after retiring from active duty in 2014, will once again take on administrative duties on the Asian stage.
Director Park Ji-sung was appointed as a member of the AFC Social Contribution Committee in 2015. After that, in 2017, he served as the head of the Youth Strategy Headquarters at the Korea Football Association and worked for a year. In 2021, he was appointed as an advisor to Jeonbuk, and since last year he has been working as a technical director.
The ‘AFC Professional Football TF’, chaired by Park Ji-seong, is a committee approved by the AFC Executive Committee on the 1st of last month, and was created to manage and supervise the transformation of Asian club football. 먹튀검증
AFC has changed the AFC Champions League from the existing spring and autumn festival to the autumn festival this year. In addition, foreign players who can participate in the game per team are also making changes such as expanding from ‘3+1’ to ‘5+1’.
AFC President Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Khalifa (Bahrain) said, “The establishment of the AFC Professional Football TF is a necessary move in the right direction following the reform of the AFC club competition.”