IBK Industrial Bank of Korea, the final winner of the ‘Ponpun competition’… Asia Quarter No. 1 overall

Phonpun Gedpard (30, Thailand), rated as the biggest Asian volleyball player in women’s professional volleyball, wears an IBK Industrial Bank uniform.

Director Kim Ho-cheol of IBK Industrial Bank of Korea nominated Phonpun as the first overall pick in the 2023 KOVO Women’s Asian Quarter Draft held at the Stanford Hotel in Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul on the 21st. Setter Phonpun, a former member of the Thai national team, was likely to be ranked first even before the nomination ceremony was held.

The key was who could exercise the nomination right the fastest. At the nomination ceremony on this day, 7 women’s teams each put 10 beads, a total of 70 beads, and drew a lottery. As a result, IBK Industrial Bank took the first place overall, followed by Hyundai E&C, KGC Ginseng Corporation, Korea Expressway Corporation, Pepper Savings Bank, and GS Caltex. Heungkuk Life Insurance, whose beads were not selected, exercised the last 7th nomination.

Phonpun is the captain of the Thai national team, and his strength is his low and fast toss. Thailand’s star player who played a big role in last year’s Volleyball Nations League (VNL). IBK Industrial Bank, which has been pointed out as a weakness in the meantime, is expected to be able to maximize its power by utilizing the Asian quota. 토토사이트

Next, Hyundai E&C selected Wepai Sitong (24), an outside heater from Thailand, and KGC Ginseng Corporation chose Apogit Spiker Megawatty Puttywe (24) from Indonesia. The Korea Expressway Corporation selected Tanacha Soksot (23), an apositive spiker from Thailand. Pepper Savings Bank selected MJ Phillips (28), a middle blocker from the Philippines, and GS Caltex selected Medi Yoku (24), an outside heater from Indonesia. Heungkuk Life’s choice was Japanese striker Reina Dokoku (24).

As a result, the nationality of the Asian players who will be in the V-League women’s division next season is 3 Thai, 2 Indonesian, 1 Filipino and 1 Japanese. The annual salary of the players selected in the Asia Quarter tryout is 100,000 dollars (130 million won including tax) for both men and women. There is no limit to the number of times a contract can be renewed.

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