Gangwon FC hires Chung Kyung Ho as head coach, appoints captain Hae Young Kim

Gangwon FC made a number of changes during the A-Match break. First, the team changed its head coach with the appointment of Yoon Jeong-hwan (50), followed by the hiring of Jeong Kyung-ho (43) as head coach. To change the atmosphere, the team also changed its captaincy.

Chung, a native of Samcheok, Gangwon Special Self-Governing Province, who played for Gangwon FC from 2009 to 2011, returned to his hometown team as head coach after nearly 12 years. “This is a hometown team that I am very attached to. It’s a new feeling to be back as a coach after a long time,” he said. “I will help coach Yoon Jeong-hwan to lead the players to achieve good results since I joined as a head coach.” 안전놀이터

Gangwon FC also changed its captain to change the atmosphere. The new captain is Hankook Young (33), who is known as the ‘heart of Gangwon’. The vice-captains are Yoon Seok-young (33), a ‘senior’, Kim Dae-won (26), a ‘mid-level senior’, and Kim Dae-woo (22), a ‘Generation Z’. Lim Chang-woo (31) and Shin Min-woo (25), who have served as captains, will help the team alongside the new captains.

“I think the coach has given me the opportunity to take on more responsibility,” said Kim. I will do my best to change the atmosphere as it is currently a difficult time,” said Hae-young. “I will live up to the expectations of the fans and become a captain who can have a good influence on my teammates and the team.”

The new-look Gangwon FC will host Suwon FC in the 19th round of the Hana OneQ K League 2023 on May 25 at 7 p.m. at Suwon Sports Complex. With various changes in place, the team is determined to break their winless streak in their first match under Yoon Jeong-hwan.

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