The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism once again expressed its strong will for restoring the turf at Seoul World Cup Stadium, home of FC Seoul and receiving international acclaim. 

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced in a press release on the 15th that the Seoul Facilities Corporation and the Seoul World Cup Stadium will check the condition of the turf together and cooperate until the stadium turf damaged by the 2023 World Scout Jamboree ‘K-Pop Super Live’ is completely restored. did.

The emergency restoration will be completed by this Thursday, focusing on the damaged turf due to the stage installation, so that there is no disruption to the match between FC Seoul and Daegu FC, which will be held on the 19th. In this regard, the Korea Professional Football Federation, which confirmed the site on the 14th, stated that there would be no problem in hosting the tournament if the restoration work proceeds as planned.

In addition, after the game on the 19th, the grass condition will be additionally checked and, if necessary, additional restoration work will be carried out to prepare for professional soccer competitions and A-matches to be held after September.

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism supports the necessary expenses incurred in restoring the lawn damaged by the performance. As for the exact cost of restoration, after the restoration work is completed, the corporation will calculate the actual cost and request it from the government.

Director Choi Bo-geun of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said, “I would like to thank the Seoul Metropolitan Government, the Seoul Facilities Corporation, and FC Seoul for their cooperation in making this ‘K-Pop Super Live’ concert a success. The government will cooperate with the Seoul Metropolitan Government and provide maximum support until the damaged stadium turf is completely restored.”

It was a new announcement. However, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has already been criticized. On the 13th, a press release was issued saying that the grass at the Seoul World Cup Stadium would be restored, and the name of the Seoul club was posted as Seoul FC.

It infuriated soccer fans. This is because the department in charge of culture and sports in Korea failed to properly publish the name of the top league team in professional soccer, one of the popular sports. 

Of course, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism did not mention the use of the name Seoul FC. In addition, after deleting the previous press release, a new press release was posted on the website.

More important than the name is turf restoration. The turf at the Seoul World Cup Stadium was an operation that took two years and cost 1 billion won. It was so painstakingly written and well received by soccer fans around the world.메이저놀이터

In October 2021, the Seoul Facilities Management Corporation laid a new hybrid turf, a mixture of 95% natural grass and 5% artificial turf, in response to criticism of public opinion on the condition of the grass in the Seoul World Cup Stadium, where national team A matches were held.

A budget of 1 billion won was invested to reduce the plowing of the lawn and transform the drainage system into an excellent ground, and to prevent damage to the lawn, large-scale concerts, which would be a great source of income, were not accepted. Even if some events are allowed to be held, the stage is installed in the E seat with variable seats to minimize damage to the lawn and proceed with the event.

There is no change in the eyes of doubt about the comeback. continues without interruption There is an urgent need for a clear and steady restoration of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

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