Gwangju FC, led by coach Lee Jeong-hyo, will have a splendid return to the first division.
Coach Lee’s Gwangju will play an away match against Suwon Samsung at the Suwon World Cup Stadium on the 25th at 4:30 pm in the first round of the Hanawon Q K League 1 2023.
Based on last season’s fantastic performance and strong organizational skills, Gwangju has the most wins and most points (25 wins-86 points) in K League 2, the shortest period in K League 2 history (-4 games), and the most consecutive wins at home in K League 2 (10 consecutive wins). ), as well as numerous new records,먹튀검증 as well as 9 individual awards, including the Director Award, MVP Award, Young Player Award and Best 11 (6 people), and proudly declared a return to the first division.
Although they had a fantastic season, Gwangju is not satisfied. Coach Lee worked hard throughout the winter to improve his basic stamina and offense during the winter camp training in Thailand and Jeju.
Coach Lee said, “My goal is to forget the glory of winning last season and play Gwangju’s own soccer. I don’t intend to only defend against a strong opponent. I think I’d rather fight back and have no regrets even if I lose. “Many people may think that Gwangju is the number one player for relegation. However, Gwangju’s goal is not to remain. We will show more than that.”
The driving force behind Gwangju’s victory last season was their strong teamwork. And key players such as Ahn Young-gyu, Lee Sun-min, Um Ji-seong, Kim Kyung-min, Jeong Ho-yeon, and Park Han-bin, who shared that moment, were able to remain and maintain the best power.
In addition, it recruited Asani, Thomas, and Timo, who were very active abroad, to build a strong five-member group (including Sandro and Aaron), and added sharpness to the squad throughout the offense and defense, such as Shin Chang-moo, Jung Ji-hoon, and Lee Kang-hyun. Get evaluated.
Gwangju’s first match of the season is Suwon. Last season, with the 10th place, they managed to remain in the first division in the promotion PO, but they are a traditional powerhouse that cannot be ignored. With a total record of 3 wins, 6 draws and 10 losses, Suwon has the upper hand, and added creativity and weight to the attack by recruiting Kim Bo-kyung, Mulich, and Akosti.
Captain Ahn Young-gyu said, “We may be evaluated as weak in the first division stage and the confrontation with a strong team, but we have to open the lid to know. The motivation is different as all the players experienced the valuable experience last season that if they sincerely want it, they can achieve it.” “As much as I worked hard, I will do my best to decorate the first start with victory,” he said.
On the other hand, attention is paid to whether Gwangju will be able to grab Suwon and start fresh, just like the aspirations of coach Lee, who declared at the K-League 1 Media Day, “We will definitely show our football in the match against Suwon.”