Professional football K-League 1 FC Seoul Accepts Coach Ahn Ik-soo… Acting Kim Jin-gyu system
K League 1 FC Seoul accepted the will of head coach Ahn Ik-soo,
who suddenly expressed his resignation after last weekend’s game, and switched to an agency system.
On the 22nd, the Seoul club said, “As coach Ahn expressed his gratitude and expressed his firm determination that a big change is necessary for the team to leap to the top,
we decided to accept it after careful consideration.” announced.
Seoul was in chaos when coach Ahn, who had been leading the team since September 2021,
announced his intention to step down during an official press conference
after the league home game against Daegu FC on the 19th, saying, “My role ends here.”
At the press conference at the time, after revealing his feelings about the game, 카지노사이트
coach Ahn suddenly read a phrase prepared separately, saying it was a ‘resignation incident’.
He said, “I think a change is needed now for Seoul to develop further.
Saying, “I’m sorry I dropped out of the game without being able to achieve what I had pursued,”
he greeted the club members and fans and said goodbye.
The club, which did not have prior sympathy, struggled with embarrassment
and eventually broke up with coach Ahn before completing two years. The
Seoul club said, “Coach Ahn overcame difficult situations and inspired the spirit of the team in Seoul, the capital of Korea.
I express my deep gratitude to him, and as a footballer,
I will send unsparing support for his future steps.”
Coach Ahn, who has been coached by the Korean women’s national team and the under-20 (U-20) national team,
Busan I-Park, Seongnam Ilhwa, and Sunmoon University,
fell to the bottom in early September 2021 and rebounded
by holding the baton of Seoul facing a relegation crisis. led
At that time, Seoul finished the season in 7th place, the highest in Final B.
Seoul, who stayed in Final B again in the 2022 season and placed 9th, is running 4th,
the top of the K-League 1 this season, but has recently fallen into sluggishness.
The last 5 games, including a 2-2 draw with Daegu,
which was the last game under manager Ahn’s system, in the 27th round,
there were only 3 draws and 2 losses.
In the match against Pohang Steelers on the 4th of this month,
the first game after the league break,
he scored an equalizer in the second half and drew 2-2.
The content was not good.
In the match against Daegu, even after taking the lead twice,
they had to share 1 point by conceding an equalizer each time.
After the game against Daegu, there was a cry from the home crowd calling for Ahn’s resignation,
a scene where Ahn reacted furiously was captured.
Seoul, which had been in the 2nd place, fell to 4th place (39 points, 48 points), and is in a position to be more concerned about the pursuit of 5th place Gwangju FC (39 points, 35 points) and 6th place Incheon United (37 points).
In the end, it came to a situation where the manager of the 4th place team quit.
Head coach Kim Jin-gyu, who took over as acting at a critical time, has been coaching Osango,
a Seoul under-18 (U-18) team since 2018, and has been working in Seoul since 2020.
Acting Kim, a former national defender, went through Jeonnam Dragons, Jubilo Iwata (Japan), Seoul, Banfore Kofu, Paziano Okayama (Japan), and Daejeon Citizen.
Seoul will play the 28th round against Ulsan Hyundai, the league leader, on the 27th.