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“I think we can create an environment where better players can come.”
Heungkuk Life veteran Kim Yeon-kyung spoke in-depth about the V-League’s foreign player signing system after the first game of the second round of the V-League Women’s Division on Monday against IBK.
She was asked about the effectiveness of the Asian quota.
“I think it’s right to have about two foreign players. I think the players who really need to play should play.
Domestic players should compete and try to get in. When you think about the national team, there are only about 12 players in the national team, and eventually the players who play as starters.
I think that’s the way it should be, given the level of the league. It’s a situation where only the players who really deserve it play. I think if you compete enough and you’re nervous enough, you’ll get better.
If you look at our team, we are constantly changing and competing,” she said, emphasizing the net function of the introduction of the Asian quarter.
Kim Yeon-kyung, who is always interested in the development of Korean volleyball and speaks his mind, is skeptical of the current tryout system in the V-League. 카지노사이트
“It’s unfortunate that we only have to bring in foreign players within the tryout system, whether it’s foreign players or the Asian quota.
There are many players who can be brought in within the salary cap, but they don’t apply because of the tryout.
There are foreign players who personally tell me that. They want to come, but they don’t want to be tested,” he said.
Foreign players who want to play in the V-League must participate in the tryouts. It’s a kind of testing stage, and Kim says that players who have already proven themselves in international competitions are reluctant to go through the process.
In recent years, coaches attending the tryouts have said, “There are no players to choose from.” On the men’s side, the only new face this season is Woori Card’s Matey Kok.
That means the pool is small.
On the women’s side, more than half of the roster is new, including Vukiric (Korea Expressway Corporation), Jia (Jung Kwan-jang), Silva (GS Caltex), and Abe Crombie (KEB Hana), but it’s impossible to know which players will be replaced based on their performance.
Last season alone, two men’s teams and three women’s teams changed their roster midseason.
Some of these changes were due to injuries, while others were due to players not performing up to expectations.
To avoid the hassle and improve the quality of foreign players, some teams, like Kim Yeon-kyung, have advocated abolishing tryouts and moving to free agency.
The issue is fairness.
The Korean Volleyball Federation agrees with Kim that there are many talented players who can make it in the V-League on the current salary, but it is difficult to ensure complete transparency, and the 14 men’s and women’s teams would have to be on the same page to move to free agency, which is not easy in practice.
“At the end of the day, it’s about trust.
However, there is no way for the league to know all the details of the contract, so there may be a big difference of opinion between the teams.
To take that risk and move to free agency, all teams need to agree, which is difficult to get.
At this point, there are no concrete plans or moves to move to free agency.”