Chuncheon City, Gangwon Province, is reviewing a plan to hold the ‘Son Heung-min International Youth Friendship Football Tournament’ in June.
Chuncheon City is coordinating the schedule with the ‘Son Soccer Academy’, which runs Son Heung-min Sports Park in Dong-myeon, Chuncheon-si, to hold the tournament this year as well as last year.
The city of Chuncheon plans to determine the timing 스포츠토토of the event according to the schedule in which Son Heung-min will participate in the opening ceremony.
When Son Heung-min attends a football tournament held under his name, he will meet the citizens of his hometown officially for the first time since becoming the top scorer in the 2021-2022 English Premier League .
In last year’s competition, due to the schedule of the game, a congratulatory video was sent instead.
Previously, on the 5th of last month, Son Heung-min also conveyed love for his hometown by donating 5 million won, the highest annual donation limit, to Chuncheon City according to the implementation of the hometown love donation system.
This year’s competition is expected to grow in scale as 9 teams, including those from Europe, are expected to participate, up from last year’s 6 teams mainly from Asian countries under the age of 12.An official from Chuncheon City said, “We are discussing ways to open the tournament in line with Son’s schedule as much as possible with Son’s father, Son Soccer Academy coach Son Woong-jeong,” and “When Son returns to his hometown, the opening ceremony of the tournament will be held at City Hall Plaza or Songam Sports Town.” “We are considering coming up with a plan to work with many citizens,” he said.