Postponed due to forest fires in Gangwon-Chungbuk Cheongju and Gangneung… Schedule to be confirmed later

 The FA Cup match between Gangwon FC and Chungbuk Cheongju was postponed due to a forest fire in Gangneung.

The Korea Football Association announced on the 11th that the 2023 Hana One Q FA Cup 3rd round match, which was scheduled to be held at Gangneung Sports Complex on the 12th, was postponed due to a large forest fire in Gangneung.

The meeting between Gangwon and Chungbuk Cheongju was called ‘Choi Yoon-gyeom Derby’. It was because coach Choi, who currently holds the baton in Cheongju, Chungcheongbuk-do, served as the commanding tower in Gangwon. However, it was delayed due to forest fires. The association added that the postponed schedule will be confirmed at a later date.토스카지노

Meanwhile, the fire that broke out at 8:22 am on the same day spread quickly with strong winds reaching 30m per second. Due to strong winds, there were restrictions on the use of firefighting helicopters.

The forest fire caused forest damage of 379ha, and a total of 101 facilities, including 59 houses, 34 pensions, and 1 cultural property, were completely destroyed or partially burned. A man in his 80s was also found dead in one house.

The fire was extinguished at 4:30 pm, about 8 hours later. Gangwon-do plans to propose the declaration of a special disaster area in the affected area.


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