Pepper Savings Bank veteran libero Oh Ji-young could not play, but cheered for his teammates as a ‘mood maker’.
Pepper Savings Bank lost with a set score of 0-3 (14-25, 22-25, 16-25) in the 5th round of the professional volleyball Dodram 2022-2023 V-League Women’s GS Caltex held at Jangchung Gymnasium on the 5th.
After the game, acting coach Lee Kyung-soo said, “GS Caltex seems to have gnawed their teeth.” Even in the first set, the receive was shaken a lot. So it seems to be difficult. The players were in a hurry and there were a lot of mistakes,” he said, analyzing the defeat.
It is a situation where Oh Ji-young’s ‘unable to participate in the GS Caltex match’ can be regrettable. Pepper Savings Bank recruited Oh Ji-young through a trade with GS Caltex. Instead, he gave away the right to pick in the first round of the 2024-2025 season.
However, during the trade agreement process, GS Caltex suggested that Oh Ji-young not be put in the remaining games of both teams this season, and Pepper Savings Bank accepted.
This point has been controversial. The Korean Volleyball Federation (KOVO) requested an authoritative interpretation from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to make an accurate judgment on the player’s basic rights and fairness. 스포츠토토
Although the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism does not explicitly stipulate that a player cannot participate as a reason for prohibiting discrimination, it is believed that the player’s rights and interests are violated or there are elements that hinder fair competition between clubs. recommended to arrange.
KOVO said, “Based on the recommendation of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and institutional improvement measures, we will discuss with 14 men’s and women’s clubs after the season to supplement and improve related regulations in the direction of protecting players’ rights and interests and fair competition between clubs.” Oh Ji-young was unable to play in the 5th and 6th rounds against GS Caltex.
accompany Oh Ji-young constantly shouted “fighting” in the warm-up zone throughout the game. He also comforted his colleagues and gave them a shoulder massage. Acting manager Lee Kyung-soo said, “I accompany you. Fighting is good. I can raise the mood,” he said, and Oh Ji-young found other things to do.