‘U-20 World Cup runner-up’ Jeonnam Jeong Ho-jin “I will overcome the card trauma and grow”

K-League 2 (Part 2) Jeonnam Dragons Jeong Ho-jin (24) played a big role as Korea’s runner-up at the FIFA U-20 World Cup held in Poland in 2019. Afterwards, he succeeded in his soft landing on the professional stage, raising expectations as a defensive midfielder. 메이저놀이터 However, after leasing to Suwon Samsung in the K League 1 (Part 1) in June of last year, the season ended in regret, only playing in two games.

Jeong Ho-jin met with Sports Dong-a at the ‘2023 K-League Winter Battery Training Media Camp’ held at Hotel Rakhee in Gwangyang, Jeollanam-do on the 16th and said, “It was the first part of my career, so I prepared my body and mind.” better than In the end, it was failure that I was less prepared for.”

It is ‘card trauma’ that caught the ankle of Jeong Ho-jin, who has been on a winning streak since his professional debut in 2020. On July 6 of last year, he made his Suwon debut against Daegu FC, but was sent off after 27 minutes in the first half due to an accumulation of warnings. In the aftermath of his dismissal before his debut, he did not have a proper chance after that, and even when he started again against Seongnam FC on August 14, he was substituted at half time after receiving a warning in the 33rd minute of the first half. The season ended prematurely with a right ankle injury.

Regarding ‘Card Trauma’, Jeong Ho-jin said, “I’ve never been kicked out of school. He was embarrassed and there was no sense of resentment,” he said. He learned a lot in terms of running the game.”

With the ups and downs behind, Jeong Ho-jin’s 2023 season is full of hope. The trust of Lee Minister Jeonnam coach (49) and the motivation to participate in the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games are together. He emphasized that even during the time he spent in Suwon, it was not in vain because he could see and learn the training methods of veterans, including Yeom Ki-hoon (40). Jeong Ho-jin said, “The director was fully aware of my tendencies. He explained the timing and positioning to press the opponent, which is a great source of strength.” 

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