The professional volleyball women’s Pepper Savings Bank opened its wallet to escape from the bottom. The power was reinforced by recruiting native ace Park Jung-ah (30, 187cm), who led the Korea Expressway Corporation to win the championship match.
Pepper Savings Bank said on the 17th, “We signed a free agent (FA) contract with Park Jeong-ah for a total of 2.325 billion won over three years.” It is the same amount as the upper limit of 775 million won in women’s compensation received by Kim Yeon-kyung, the’Volleyball Empress’ who remained in Heungkuk Life Insurance, and the details are an annual salary of 475 million won and an option of 300 million won.
Park Jung-ah is the captain of the women’s volleyball team and is considered the best outside hitter in the V-League. She made her professional debut in the 2011-2012 season after being named first for the new team of IBK Industrial Bank of Korea, and joined Korea Expressway Corporation in the 2016-2017 season.
During her 12 career seasons, she played in 351 games, scoring 5269 points and scoring 36.76% of her offensive percentage. In the V-League, there are only five players, including Park Jung-ah, who have exceeded 5,000 points in total.
This season, she played 32 regular league games with 526 points and an attack success rate of 35.59%. On the spring volleyball stage, she also played a significant role in winning the Korea Expressway Corporation’s championship match.
Park Jung-ah, who wore the Pepper Savings Bank uniform, said, “I thought it was the last chance to take on a new challenge in my volleyball life.” he said.
In addition, Pepper Savings Bank recruited another free agent outside heater Chae Seon-ah (31), who was a member of KGC Ginseng Corporation. He signed a contract worth 300 million won for 3 years at an annual salary of 100 million won (annual salary of 90 million won and an option of 10 million won). Chae Seon-ah promised, “I am grateful to the club for recognizing my value and offering good conditions. I will prepare well for the offseason and help the team grow.”
All contracts with internal free agents have also been completed. Lee Han-bi (27) and a total of 1.06 billion won over 3 years (800 million won annual salary, 260 million won option), Oh Ji-young (35) and 3 years total 1 billion won (700 million won annual salary, 300 million won option) signed on In addition to strengthening his power, he even cracked down on domestic rabbits, raising expectations for the next season. 바카라사이트
Lee Han-bi said, “I feel like this is another opportunity in my life, and I want to help the team develop further.” Oh Ji-young said, “I am really grateful to the club for taking care to stay in good conditions in a situation where I might be the last free agent.” I will try my best,” he said.
Pepper Savings Bank, which was founded in the 2021-2022 season, stayed at the bottom for two consecutive seasons and reduced the high wall of the pro. However, in order to rebound next season, Aachen Kim, a former Brown University volleyball team coach in the US, was appointed as the new command tower, and investment was spared to reinforce power.
Aachen’s new head coach, Kim, expected “Park Jung-ah will be a very important key in our team,” and was satisfied, saying, “I am very happy to finally become a part of the team.” “The retention of Oh Ji-young and Lee Han-bi is also very important in terms of laying the foundation for the team’s future, and with Chae Sun-ah joining, we can add leadership as veterans and strengthen the team’s ball control ability,” he expressed his anticipation.