Ulsan Hyundai winger Bakko (30) congratulated fellow Georgian colleague Hvica Kvarachhelia (22, SSC Napoli) on his European performance this season and was delighted.
After the 13th round Ulsan Hyundai-FC Seoul match of ‘Hana 1 Q K League 1 2023’ held at Ulsan Munsu Stadium on the 14th, Bakko opened his mouth about Hvisa, the same Georgian nationality.
On this day, Bako scored multiple goals and led Ulsan to a 3-2 victory. With the score at 1-1, Bako scored two goals in the second half to give Ulsan three precious points.
Thanks to Bako’s performance, ‘defending champion’ Ulsan scored 34 points (11 wins, 1 draw, 1 loss) and succeeded in widening the gap with 2nd place Seoul (7 wins, 2 draws, 4 losses, 23 points) by a whopping 11 points. 12 Continued cruising toward losing in a row.
After the game, Bakko was asked about his performance against Seoul at a press conference and how he felt about the performance and achievements of fellow Georgian player Hvica.
Hvica stepped onto the Serie A stage last summer when he moved to Napoli with South Korean defender Kim Min-jae. Hvica and Kim Min-jae played a terrifying performance despite being freshmen and became the main players in Napoli’s victory.
Hvica has been active as the Napoli ace this season with 14 goals and 14 assists in all competitions. With 10 assists in the league, he is currently ranked 1st in Serie A assists and is challenging the assist king.
Thanks to Hvica’s performance, Napoli won the Serie A championship in the 2022/23 season and reached the top of the league after 33 years.
Hvica’s performance made her fellow Georgian, Bakko, happy. Bakko expressed his thoughts, “First of all, I am proud that Hvica is from Georgia.” 메이저놀이터
He added, “I am happy to hear that (Napoli) won the championship after a very long time.”
While Hvica is playing an active role in Naples as a ‘Georgia Express’, Barco is also playing a pivotal role in Ulsan’s attack, leading the league’s second consecutive challenge.
Bako, who contributed to Ulsan’s K-League 1 championship with 9 league goals and 1 assist last season, has exploded 5 goals in the last 6 games since the start of the 2023 season, leading the challenge for the second year in a row.