The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) apologized to baseball fans for the poor performance of the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC).
On the 16th, KBO issued an official apology, saying, “I sincerely apologize to the people and baseball fans who supported the baseball team for showing poor performance and performance at the 2023 WBC.”
He added, “I feel great responsibility for the results of this WBC tournament along with the 10 clubs, and I will humbly accept various reprimands.”
On this day, the 2nd executive committee was held in 2023, and the KBO said, “We decided to come up with mid- to long-term measures to improve the league performance and the national team’s competitiveness as soon as possible.” 메이저사이트
He also promised, “We will strengthen the performance of the KBO league by cooperating with each organization and listening to the opinions of external experts, and based on this, we will do our best to help the national team achieve better results in international competitions.”
Meanwhile, the Korean national team led by coach Lee Kang-cheol finished third in the group with 2 wins and 2 losses in the 2023 WBC Round 1 Group B preliminary round, and was eliminated after being pushed by Japan (4 wins and 0 losses) and Australia (3 wins and 1 loss). The Korean national team struggled with lower-than-expected performance, such as a shocking come-from-behind loss to Australia in the first game and a 9-point loss to Japan, and suffered the humiliation of being eliminated in three consecutive tournaments following 2013 and 2017.