Incheon United’s ‘big brother’ Kim Gwang-seok puts an end to his 21-year history as an active player and prepares for his second football career as a scout for the Incheon club.
The Incheon club plans to play an active role as a club scout after Kim Gwang-seok retires from active duty, and will hold a retirement ceremony at the home game of the 8th round of the ‘Hanawon Q K League 1 2023’ against Suwon FC at the Incheon Soccer Stadium on April 22. revealed
Kim Kwang-seok, who joined the Pohang Steelers in 2002 and made his professional debut in 2003 with great effort as a trainee, is a ‘living witness’ of the K-League who has been on the pitch for 21 years. He scored 11 goals and 5 assists in 451 appearances in his K-League career. After joining Incheon ahead of the 2021 season, he led the team’s early stay with his unique soft charisma and defensive leadership, and continued to lead the team’s defense in the 2022 season, leading the team’s first Asian Champions League (ACL), and then active player life have finished
Kim Gwang-seok said, “21 years of active service are over. The countless fans who have supported me so far pass by in my mind. I am happy to receive undeserved love. I sincerely thank everyone,” he said of his retirement. 토토사이트
For 21 years, Kim Kwang-seok has been loved by fans for his persistence, sincerity, and sincere fan service. He is thinking of repaying the love he received from the fans by working as a scout for Incheon United after his active retirement. The Incheon club made this decision to promise treatment for players who have dedicated themselves to the club for two years and to maximize the abilities of retired players.
Meanwhile, Kim Kwang-seok’s retirement ceremony will be held before the K-League 1 round 8 match between Incheon and Suwon FC on April 22nd. Club CEO Jeon Jeon-soo, his family and colleagues will deliver a plaque, picture frame, and a bouquet of flowers to Kim Gwang-seok, and videos of his two years of activity in Incheon will be screened on the electronic board. Next, Kim Kwang-seok gives his final thanks to the fans.