Korean football | Koreans win Asian Games football, and a free pass

Koreans win Asian Games football, and a free pass

Medal wins mean Korean athletes don’t have to endure 21 months of national service, but there is controversy over draft exemptions

September 4, 2018 4:21 PM (UTC+8)
South Korean players toss teammate Hwang Ui-jo in the air after the victory ceremony for the men's football winners at the 2018 Asian Games in Bogor on September 1. Photo: AFP / Martin Bureau
South Korean players toss teammate Hwang Ui-jo in the air after the victory ceremony for the men's football winners at the 2018 Asian Games in Bogor on September 1. Photo: AFP / Martin Bureau