Korea’s new coach, Jeong Jung-yong, leads team to runner-up finish at 2019 U-20 World Cup

K League 2 side Gimcheon Sangmu, who are in a tight race at the top of the table, have hired Jung Jeong-yong, who led them to a runner-up finish at the 2019 U-20 World Cup, as their new head coach.

With the achievement marking 토토사이트 South Korean football’s first-ever runner-up finish at a FIFA-organized tournament, Chung went on to become the head coach of Seoul Eland, where he led the team for three seasons, but was unable to secure promotion and was not re-signed.

Gimcheon Sangmu hired Chung to revitalize the team’s recent slump in the race for the title and promotion, and acting head coach Sung Hansu, who led the team for the first half of the season, will return as head coach and work with Chung alongside other coaches to guide the players.

Chung will be with the team from the first of next month and will make his debut on June 4 against Jeonnam.

Having taken over the team in the middle of the season, Jeong expressed that he feels a sense of responsibility and is determined to do his best to help the team achieve victory and promotion.

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