On the 21st, a professional volleyball Asia Quarter player selection event, introduced for the first time this year, was held. Women’s volleyball started first and IBK Industrial Bank, which won the first nomination, selected Thai national setter Phonpun Gedpard (30, 173 cm). Fontun is already internationally recognized for his setter abilities. On this day, he said, “I don’t think there are many differences between Korean and Thai volleyball.” Thailand’s women’s volleyball world ranking is 15th, ahead of Korea (23rd). At the 2018 Asian Games, he defeated Korea 3-1 in the semifinals and reached the final to win a silver medal.

The Asian quota system is a system that allows one more Asian national player to play in addition to the foreign player that can have one per team. Professional volleyball was introduced for the first time this year, but professional soccer has been implemented since 2009 and professional basketball since 2020.

Hyundai E&C ranked second,메이저사이트 and KGC Ginseng Corporation ranked third. Next, Korea Expressway Corporation was assigned 4th, Pepper Savings Bank 5th, GS Caltex 6th, and Heungkuk Life Insurance 7th. Hyundai E&C called Wipawi Sitong (24, Thailand, 174cm), and KGC Ginseng Corporation called Indonesia Megawati Puttywi (24, 185cm). The Korea Expressway Corporation decided to accompany Thailand’s Tanacha Soksot (23, 180 cm). Pepper Savings Bank called MJ Phillips (28, 182 cm) of dual citizenship in the Philippines and the United States, GS Caltex called Medi Yoku (24, Indonesia, 170 cm), and Heungkuk Life Insurance selected Reina Dokoku (24, 177 cm) from Japan.

The selection of women’s volleyball Asian players was conducted non-face-to-face. 23 players (8 from Thailand, 6 from the Philippines, 3 from Japan, 3 from Indonesia, 1 from Taiwan, and 2 from Hong Kong) applied and 7 were selected. Thailand had the most with three. The annual salary of the selected players is $100,000 (including tax) for both men and women. Men’s volleyball will be held in Jeju on the 25th and 27th through an actual evaluation method.

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