FC Anyang terminated the contract with Jonathan, a striker from Costa Rica who caused a controversy over drunk driving.
On the afternoon of the 4th, after the suspension of activities by the Professional Football Federation, Anyang announced that it would terminate the contract with Jonathan early in consideration of the seriousness of the matter.
Shin Gyeong-ho, general manager of Anyang, said, “I deeply apologize for causing concern to the citizens and fans of Anyang with this disgraceful incident. I will do my best to prevent a recurrence through thorough education and management.”
Anyang club said on SNS on the 3rd, “Jonathan was caught driving drunk on the morning of the 2nd. After confirming the fact먹튀검증 he immediately reported it to the Professional Football League. “We plan to follow the procedure. The club feels a deep sense of responsibility for this issue. We will do our best to prevent a recurrence. We sincerely apologize once again for causing concern to the citizens and fans of Anyang with this disgraceful matter.” .
“I sincerely apologize for all my actions. I really regret my actions that put the club in a difficult situation. I admit I made a bad decision. I’m ashamed. It’s all my fault and the consequences I will accept the measures taken. In the meantime, I have received a lot of support in Korea, and I am really sorry for disappointing you. Once again, I apologize to everyone, and I will learn from my mistakes and try to grow as a person.”
As a result of this measure, the federation will first ban Jonathan from participating in the game, and later hold a reward and punishment committee to issue formal disciplinary measures. Jonathan’s ban from participating in the game will be applied from the 6th round of the K-League 2, which will be held on the 8th.
According to the federation, ‘activation suspension’ is a temporary suspension of K-League-related activities for 60 days (can be extended up to 90 days) if it is difficult to review the reward and punishment committee within a short period of time for misconduct that causes social controversy or damages K-League values. It is a measure to stop with
Jonathan joined Anyang in 2021 and scored 28 goals in 65 K-League 2 matches. He was showing off his peak skills by scoring 5 goals in 5 appearances this season. However, his K-League career ended in an instant due to drunk driving.