OB Football Association and Futsal Federation donate to build Korea National Football Center
The Korea OB Football Association and the Korea Futsal Federation have donated to the construction of the Korea National Football Center. The center will be located at the entrance of Seobuk-gu, Cheonan City. The center will be built on a total of 478,000 square meters of land and will include 11 soccer fields, a stadium, a dormitory building, an indoor soccer field, a soccer museum, 안전카지노사이트 a gymnasium, and other sports facilities.
The OB Football Association, a group of retired football elders, was founded in 1978 as a social organization, and has recently been engaged in more activities such as social contribution and talent donation. Lee Hoe-taek, chairman of the OB Football Association, who donated 10 million won from his membership fund, said, “I am very happy to be able to participate in the construction of the football center with the hearts of retired players, and I believe it will be the foundation for football to take a further leap forward.”
The Korea Futsal Federation, which donated 5 million won in 2016, is integrating elite futsal and recreational futsal, and is growing its adult elite league, the FK League, into a spectator sport. Four futsal fields will be built at the Korea Football Center. Kim Dae-gil, president of the Futsal Federation, wished the center a successful construction, saying, “The Football Center owned by the Korea Football Association is a great strength for the future of Korean football.”
The KFA is conducting a funding program, “Drawing Tomorrow Together,” for footballers and football fans to build the Korea Football Center. Participants in the program who donate KRW 1 million or more for individuals and KRW 5 million or more for organizations or corporations will have their names engraved on the plaza of the center. So far, many former and current soccer players and soccer officials have participated in the program.