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‘School violence controversy’ Lee Jae-young and Da-young leave to join PAOK in Greece

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Sisters Lee Jae-young and Da-young Lee departed to join the Greek women’s professional volleyball team PAOK Thessaloniki.

photo = Yonhap News


According to Yonhap News on the 16th, the two entered the departure hall of Incheon International Airport late this afternoon. Enter Greece via Turkey.

Lee Jae-young and Lee Da-young were identified as perpetrators of school violence in February of this year and lost their place on the domestic stage.

Heungkuk Life Insurance, which was his team, immediately imposed an ‘indefinite suspension’ in mid-February and gave up registration for the 2021-2022 season on June 30.


Lee Jae-young and Lee Da-young, who became invincible, promoted overseas expansion. However, the Korea Volleyball Association refused to issue ITCs for the twin sisters, citing its own regulations regarding international transfers of players, which stipulated restrictions on the qualifications of domestic players to advance overseas.

Accordingly, Jae-Young Lee and Da-Young Lee requested FIVB’s authoritative interpretation, and FIVB issued the two ITCs ex officio on September 29.

The twin sisters who received TC had a consular interview for issuance of a work visa at the Greek Embassy in Korea on the 12th and obtained the visa.

Lee Jae-young and Lee Da-young, who have resolved all the documentary issues for participation in the Greek A1 League, plan to coordinate their A1 league debut after joining the team training after arriving in Thessaloniki.

Meanwhile, the Greek women’s professional volleyball A1 League kicked off on the 9th.

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