Lengthy break for DODDS Korea soccer teams could engender pre-Far East rust
Published: May 2, 2012
It’s much like driving a NASCAR Sprint Cup car at full throttle the first 180 laps of a 200-lap race, then skidding to a halt, running a 2 mph for the next 10 laps, then going full bore again the last 10.
Seoul American, Osan American and Daegu High face a lengthy three-week break between the end of the Korean-American Interscholastic Activities Conference Division I seasons and the start of Far East tournaments due to the Advanced Placement testing period. It begins on Monday and lasts two weeks.
KAIAC constitution firmly discourages in-season competition during AP testing, but considers Far East to be part of the season. Problem is, no money was budgeted by DODDS Korea for the soccer teams to even get together for a friendly jamboree so they can at least get touches and keep their games sharp.
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