K-League 1 Ulsan Hyundai has unveiled a new captain to lead the 2023 season.
Ulsan said on the 13th, “We appointed Jung Seung-hyun (28) as the captain to lead the 2023 season, and Park Yong-woo (29), Lee Myung-jae (29), and Lee Gyu-seong (28) as vice-captains.”
Jung Seung-hyun, who had already served as vice-captain in Ulsan in the 2020 season, took the captain’s armband in 카지노사이트 the second season after returning.
Jeong Seung-hyun is the 27th captain of Ulsan, and was appointed as the youngest captain in the last 5 seasons. Jeong Seung-hyun, who has already spent two seasons wearing the captain’s armband while serving in the military service of Sangmu Kim, is buying everyone’s expectations and trust with his proven captaincy.
In addition, Jeong Seung-hyun is from Ulsan Youth Hyundai High School U18 and has a high level of understanding and loyalty to Ulsan. This background is expected to be of great help in imparting the ‘one team’ spirit emphasized by coach Hong Myung-bo to the Ulsan team.
Jeong Seung-hyun, who became the captain of Ulsan, said, “In Ulsan, we lifted the K-League 1 and AFC (Asian Football Confederation) Champions League championship trophies. I will fulfill my role as captain and move forward with my teammates so that I can lift all three trophies, including the remaining FA Cup trophy.”
Park Yong-woo, who is already in his 6th season in Ulsan, will take on the second vice-captain position. Park Yong-woo, who took over as vice-captain in 2019, joined the captaincy again after more games and experiences in Ulsan.
Park Yong-woo, who played a total of 31 league games last season and played a significant role in Ulsan’s first K-League 1 championship in 17 years, will show greater and deeper influence and skills as a captain this time.
Park Yong-woo, who joined the captaincy after four seasons, said, “Not only have I stepped into the senior level of the team, but I am one of the players who has been in contact with the club’s history for the longest time. I will do my best to make Ulsan a stronger one and a stronger team.”
Lee Myung-jae, who lifted the K-League 1 and FA Cup championships in Ulsan and is about to enter his ninth season, and Lee Kyu-seong, who took the starting position in Ulsan in just one season, were also named as captains.
Lee Myeong-jae, who has played 135 league games in Ulsan and is now closer to the term ‘veteran’, said, “I joined the captaincy for the first time in my professional life. He said, “It is an honor to lead Ulsan, where I have been for a long time, with good friends and reliable juniors.”
Although it has only been one season since joining Ulsan, Lee Gyu-seong, who showed more than anyone else last season, said, “I think I was given an important role with the trust of the coach, coaching staff, fellow players and fans. I will do my best to successfully complete the first captaincy of his professional life.”
Meanwhile, the Ulsan team trains until the 18th (Wednesday), takes a short break, and leaves for Algarve, Portugal for winter overseas training on the 21st (Sunday).