Before going to FC Seoul, Hwang Ui-jo greeted Seongnam FC Klha (short for clubhouse) and was polite.
Hwang Eui-jo, who played for Olympiacos, came to Seoul. On the 5th, Seoul officially announced through the club channel that “the lease of Hwang Eui-jo, the national striker, has been confirmed.” It was a short term lease of 6 months. According to the provisions of the International Football Federation (FIFA), you can only play for two teams in leagues with the same schedule during a season, so you cannot transfer within Europe. Teams from the United States and Japan were also considered, but Hwang Ui-jo chose to return to Korea.
He chose Seoul rather than Seongnam, his hometown. In the aftermath of the war between Russia and Ukraine last year, the case of Hwang In-beom, who came to Seoul for short-term rental and showed good performance, improved his physical condition and returned to Europe, seems to have influenced his choice. It was a decision that Hwang Ui-jo could have made, and even Seoul, where scoring ability was disappointing, was like a thousand forces.
It could have been disappointing for Seongnam fans. Hwang Ui-jo was so loved in Seongnam that he was called the son of Seongnam. Hwang Eui-jo, who grew up at Poongsaeng Middle School and Poongsaeng High School, Seongnam Youth School, made his professional debut in Seongnam in the 2013 season. He scored 15 goals in 34 league matches in the 2015 season, emerging as the league’s top striker. In the 2016 season, he scored 9 goals in 37 matches, and in the 2017 season, when he was relegated to K-League 2, he scored 5 goals in 18 matches before heading to Gamba Osaka of the Japanese J-League.
After Gamba, Bordeaux advanced to Europe and became a national striker with success. Hwang Eui-jo also had a special affection for Seongnam. During his break, he visited Tancheon Sports Complex, Seongnam’s home stadium, to cheer for him, and made steady donations to his alma mater Poongsaeng Middle School and Poongsaeng High School. His affection for Seongnam was the same, but Hwang Eui-jo chose Seoul due to circumstances.
Seongnam fans, who sent many players to Seoul this season, showed more regret when they went to Hwang Eui-jo. Hwang Eui-jo sent a video message to the fans while visiting the Seongnam clubhouse and saying hello. An official from Seongnam said, “The time I came to the clubhouse was before Hwang Eui-jo officially joined Seoul. did,” he said.
In an interview, Hwang Eui-jo expressed his sincerity, “I came to Seongnam because I wanted to tell the story to the fans. While playing soccer abroad, a team called Seongnam was in a corner of my heart.” I can’t guarantee it, but I will go back to Seongnam someday. I hope to have the day to play for Seongnam once again. I would appreciate it if you would support me a lot.” He added
, “I remember everything from the youth team to the professional debut, the moment I lifted the trophy, the moment I advanced to the Asian Champions League, and the moment I reached the round of 16. All the games and goals I played in Seongnam are so precious that I can remember them,” he said. “I’m playing in the K-League 2 from this season, and Seongnam members and fans will know exactly where Seongnam should play. I will cheer for you to achieve good results.” 온라인바카라
Seoul and Seongnam are in K League 1 and K League 2, respectively, so there is nothing to meet. “I was almost disappointed, but thank you for even interviewing me”, “