Jeonbuk signs extension with Hong Jung-ho… Preparing to renew Choi Chul-soon’s contract
December 23, 2023 | by bookmeforphotographers.com
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors FC signed an extension with Hong Jung-ho (34), the best central defender in the K League and captain of the team.
Hong Jung-ho, a former member of the national team, played for FC Augsburg (2013-2016) in the German Bundesliga and Suning (2016-2017) in the Chinese Super League after making his professional debut with Jeju United (2010-2013).
Since then, Hong Jung-ho, who has worn a green uniform as a loan player from Jeonbuk since 2018, has been reborn as a key player in Jeonbuk and the K-League by successfully transferring to Jeonbuk Hyundai in 2020.
The following year, in the 2021 season, he proved his skills by winning the MVP of the K-League by playing a leading role in Jeonbuk’s winning 15 consecutive K-League titles.
In particular, this season, he also showed accurate and fast judgment and excellent reading skills in defense, putting the team at the top of the K League 1 minimum score.
Jeonbuk highly evaluated Hong Jung-ho’s affection and sacrifice spirit for the team as well as his ability as a player and recognized its value.
Hong Jung-ho plays a central role as a captain on and off the field, making invisible efforts to make the team a one-team team at every difficult time this season. 헤라카지노
“I am so happy and proud of playing in Jeonbuk. The cheering of fans in Jeonju always makes my heart race,” captain Hong Jung-ho said. “I am grateful to the club that offered me an extension contract and the fans who cheered me on. I will do my best to regain Jeonbuk’s prestige in the 2024 season.”
Jeonbuk has decided not to disclose the contract period and annual salary under mutual agreement with Hong Jung-ho.
Meanwhile, Jeonbuk has also decided on a club policy to continue accompanying another veteran player, Choi Chul-soon, and said it will reach an agreement with the player as soon as possible.