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KOR M: No more expensive foreigners – Korean VF introduces tryout

by WoV
source: Yonhap News/naver.com; Photo: potamophylax.livejournal.com

As Korean media write, in the season 2016/2017, Korean Volleyball Federation (KOVO) will introduce tryout for foreign players in the men’s V-League as well.


Leo

Leo

 

KOVO made this decision with the effect to induce the growth of the domestic players.

At the same time, by introducing tryout, it wants to decrease a number of foreigners in the league and compensation paid for them when they arrive.

Accordingly, from the season 2016-2017, it is decided that teams may pick seven foreign players from the tryout (one per team).

This system has already been introduced in women’s V-League with only American players picked on tryout, also one per team.

Interestingly, KOVO didn’t wait to see the results of this experiment in women’s competition, but already made a decision to apply it in men’s league.

It seems that we won’t see players like Leo, Simón, Djurić or Sánchez in Korean championship.

 

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