News 29.11.2014 10:00

There are 4 milion jokgu players in South Korea

Here you can see the second interview, now with Korean team leader Ki Y. Hong.

Since when is futnet played in your country? How long is a futnet association active?

In South Korea, Jokgu is played for more than 20 years.

How many players approximately do you have?

There are approximately 4 million players, 1 million amongst them are also registered within the national association.

What are your ambitions/expectations for this tournament?

Our goal is the 1st place, and our ideal oponent would be Czech republic or Slovakia for the finals.

What events do you hold to promote futnet?

We organize a tournament for over 150 teams every weekend in a different city and we also have a lot of school teams playing jokgu.

How do you assess the possibility of World Cup organization by your country?

I would say if there is the opportunity, we could probably organize the World Cup next year or at latest the year after.

Do you have juniors/women categories playing futnet?

Players from U21 category are part of the team here in Brandys, in South Korea there are over 200 teams from elementary schools. Jokgu is played by women as well with more than 100 teams that participate at tournaments held in our country.