Park Ji-Sung, The Former Manchester United Star Offers To Quit As Youth Strategy Chief Of KFA
Park Ji-sung, the South Korean football icon has offered on resigning from the post of this national football governing organization. He has decided on stepping down from the position of department chief of the youth strategy of Korea Football Associations. The football body is presently mulling over the offer of resignation as per the statement of KFA officials.
Park Ji-sung, the former Manchester United star midfielder had taken over the post on 2017. It had been the first time that he was placed in the KFA’s official position. He promised to develop the youth football of South Korea with the help of his abundant experience that he had in Europe.
Park has planning to build his post-playing career being the football administrator as he hung up his boots in the year 2014. He was done was done with the Master course of FIFA, the sports management program that had been managed by International Centre for Sports Studies. He had also been endorsed by FIFA and have engaged with many organizations that are related to football.
“According to sources Park was facing difficulty in focusing on his role in KFA in South Korea as he had much overseas commitment“. At present, he is the club ambassador of Manchester United and is also a member of International Football Association Board’s Football Advisory “Panel with Asian Football“ Confederation Social Responsibility Committee. The thirty-seven-year-old is also known to be running the JS Foundation for helping out the young footballers
Park is taken to be one of the best footballers to be found in South Korea. He has represented his country in about 3 World Cups and has scored 1 goal in each one of them. He has also won 100 caps for his country which made him one of the 9 South Korean in the century club.