Ra Guna is a naturalised citizen of South Korea. Photo: Korean Basketball League/Handout Ra Guna is a naturalised citizen of South Korea. Photo: Korean Basketball League/Handout
Ra Guna is a naturalised citizen of South Korea. Photo: Korean Basketball League/Handout

‘Go home’: the hidden struggles of South Korea’s naturalised basketball players

  • They play for South Korea and have made the country their home, but being naturalised citizens is a rocky road, say the overseas-born athletes
  • Many struggle with the Korean hierarchical social system, while others are told to ‘go home’ after lacklustre games

Topic |   South Korea
Ra Guna is a naturalised citizen of South Korea. Photo: Korean Basketball League/Handout Ra Guna is a naturalised citizen of South Korea. Photo: Korean Basketball League/Handout
Ra Guna is a naturalised citizen of South Korea. Photo: Korean Basketball League/Handout
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