National soccer striker Seok Hyeon-joon (32), who is being tried without detention for violating the Military Service Act, seeks a comeback with the K4 League (4th division) Jeonju Citizen Soccer Team.
On the 24th, the Jeonju Citizens Soccer Team announced on their official Facebook page that they would be accompanied by Seok Hyun-jun for the 2023 season.
The club uploaded a photo of Seok Hyun-jun in training clothes and wrote, “The uniform number is 9.”
A team official said in a phone call with Yonhap News, “Seok Hyun-joon has finished registering as a club player.”
It seems that Seok Hyun-joon, who is currently on trial for violating the Military Service Act, was looking for a place to continue his career in Korea prior to sentencing.
Unlike the upper leagues, the K4 League, to which the Jeonju Citizens Soccer Team belongs, can also play as social workers.
If he is to serve as a social worker according to the trial result or disposition of the authorities, the highest level of domestic stage he can play is the 4th division.
The Korea Football Association said, “To play in the K4 League, a concurrent job permit is required, but according to this permit, social workers can only officially play league weekend games.” 온라인카지노
Seok Hyun-joon had no team after the contract termination with Troyes (France) at the end of July last year.
Starting with the prestigious Ajax in the Netherlands in 2009, he continued his professional life overseas, and was also selected as a national team member and participated in 15 A-matches.
However, he stayed in Europe, did not fulfill his military service, and did not return home. In 2019, he was put on the list of military service evaders by the Military Manpower Administration and became the center of controversy.
When Seok Hyun-joon was prosecuted for violating the Military Service Act, he even filed an administrative lawsuit against the Military Manpower Administration, but he eventually lost.
On December 29 of last year, he was indicted and handed over to trial on charges of not returning to Korea within the period of permission to stay abroad by the Military Manpower Administration (violation of the Military Service Act) without justifiable grounds.
At the time, Seok Hyun-joon said on Instagram, “There were many rumors about avoiding military service and naturalization, but there was no such thing. As a citizen of the Republic of Korea, I had no intention of avoiding military service.”
He continued, “It was delayed due to unavoidable circumstances, but my heart and mind to fulfill my military service have always remained the same.”