The match between Gangwon FC and Chungbuk Cheongju FC has been postponed.
The Korea Football Association (KFA) announced on the 11th, “The 2023 Hana 1Q FA Cup 3rd round scheduled to be held on the 12th, the Gangwon-Chungbuk Cheongju match scheduled to be held at the Gangwon Sports Complex has been postponed due to a large-scale forest fire in the Gangneung region. The schedule will be confirmed later.”
At around 8:20 am on the 11th, a large forest fire broke out in the mountains and residential areas of Gangneung City, Gangwon Province. Currently, the forest fire is said to have been extinguished in eight hours. 안전놀이터
It is known that 379 hectares of forest, which is 530 times the size of a soccer field, was burnt due to this forest fire. 72 houses, pensions and hotels were damaged, and 557 civilians were evacuated.
As a result, the 2023 Hana One Q FA Cup 3rd round match between Gangwon and Chungbuk Cheongju, which was previously scheduled, has been postponed, and the schedule will be announced later.