Korea Football Association appoints Michael Müller as the head of the National Team Strengthening Committee

The Korea Football Association announced on the 4th that “Recently, Lee Yong-soo, chairman of the National Team Power Enhancement Committee, expressed his gratitude and repaired it, and newly appointed Michael Müller, who is currently the technical development chairman of the association, as his successor.”

This is the first time that a foreigner has been appointed to the head of the National Team Strengthening Committee, which is responsible for fostering and managing the national team.

Chairman Müller, who is from Germany, took office as a leader training instructor for the Korea Football Association in April 2018, and since the fall of that year, he has served as the association’s technical development chairman twice.

He has been working for the development of youth soccer in Korea, such as educating first-line leaders and introducing the 8-8 game in elementary school.

Before he came to Korea, he worked as a coach for the German Football Association for 10 years. He has coached the German U-15 and U-18 national teams and was a scout for the German U-21 national team, helping them win the 2017 UEFA U-21 Championship.

The Korea Football Association said, “He not only experienced European advanced football directly, but also has a good understanding of the Korean football environment, from youth to professional and national team players, while working in Korea for five years. As he has played a big role in establishing the association’s policies, we expect him to demonstrate his abilities brilliantly,” he said.

Chairman Muller will hold a press conference next week to reveal his aspirations for the future operation of the committee after appointing a new member of the national power reinforcement committee to work with him.

Chairman Müller said, “I am very happy and thank the Korea Football Association for choosing me. I am well aware of the high status of the national football team in Korea. I will do my best to fulfill this important mission well.” .

Chairman Müller’s first task is to appoint a new national team coach. To this end, the newly formed Power Reinforcement Committee will discuss the 1st supervisor candidates prepared under the former chairman Lee Yong-soo. 스포츠토토

The Korea Football Association said, “The new committee centered on Chairman Müller may add candidates if necessary. The schedule has not changed,” he said.

Former Chairman Lee Yong-soo said, “From the time I was first appointed, I thought my role was my role until the World Cup in Qatar. After the tournament, I informed the association of my intention to resign from the positions of power reinforcement chairman and vice president. I think preparing for the 2018 World Cup is the right direction. I wish the national team further development and good results in the future.”

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