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The FA Cup semifinals, which were postponed due to the disruption of the 2023 Saemangeum World Scout Jamboree and Typhoon Kanun, will be held in November. The final, which was originally scheduled to be held in November in a home-and-away format, has been reduced to a single-leg match. The Korea Football Association announced the dates for the 2023 Hana OneQ FA Cup semifinals and final on Saturday .The semifinals will be held on Nov. 1 at Jeonju World Cup Stadium (Jeonbuk Hyundai and Incheon United) and Jeju World Cup Stadium (Jeju United and Portland Steelers), while the final will be held on Nov. 4.This year’s FA Cup semifinals for Jeonbuk-Incheon and Jeju-Pohang were scheduled to take place on March 9 at Jeonju and Jeju World Cup Stadium, respectively, but were both postponed. The Jeonbuk-Incheon match was postponed on the morning of the 8th after a series of twists and turns in the aftermath of the Saemangeum Jamboree disaster. Confusion erupted when the government switched a K-pop concert scheduled to take place at the Saemangeum Jamboree campground on June 6 to Jeonju World Cup Stadium on June 11 after concerns were raised about the health and safety of participants in the heatwave. The government decided to move the jamboree participants to the Seoul metropolitan area as Typhoon Kanun was predicted to make landfall, and the K-pop concert venue was also changed to Seoul, and the normal FA Cup was considered, but it was eventually postponed due to the fact that Incheon, which played a K League 1 away match against Jeonbuk on the 6th, had already left Jeonju .The Jeju-Pohang match was postponed until just before kickoff on the afternoon of the 9th, when officials decided that the sudden change in weather caused by the typhoon made it impossible to proceed normally. The rescheduled semifinal date of Nov. 1 was originally scheduled for the first leg of the final. With the semifinals taking place on that day, the final will be a single-legged affair instead of a home-and-home first and second leg .The KFA said it made 토토사이트 the change after first asking the four semifinalists to submit their preferred match dates, and then holding a video conference with each club’s president or representative on Nov. 14 to discuss various options.” The proposal to hold the A-Match in late August or September was rejected by the clubs as it would have placed undue pressure on team operations and scheduling due to back-to-back international and league matches, or would have made it difficult for clubs to compete at their best due to the withdrawal of key players from the national team,” the association said. “The reduction of the final is in accordance with Article 12 of the FA Cup Competition Regulations, ‘Method of Competition’, which states that the final may be played as a single match, subject to the fixture list.” The venue and format of the final will be announced in due course in consultation with the FA and the clubs.


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