“The challenge of Korean volleyball” Kim Yeon-kyung sees foreign coaches going to V-League

Volleyball Empress Kim Yeon-kyung expressed her anticipation for new coach Marcello Abondanza’s V-League, saying it was “a challenge for Korean volleyball.”

Heungkuk Life Insurance Kim Yeon-kyung won a 3-1 (22-25, 25-18. 25-17, 25-23) victory against GS Caltex in the Dodram 2022-2023 V-League Round 5 held at Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul on the 19th Participated in player interviews.먹튀검증

The most attention on this day was the reunion with director Abondanza. Heungkuk Life Insurance previously announced in a press release that “the former coach of Turkiye Airlines, Abondanza, was appointed as the new command tower.” His contract is until the 2024-2025 season. According to the club, head coach Abondanza entered the country the day before and finalized the contract, and as soon as registration-related procedures such as visas are completed, he will lead the game from the second half of this season.

Coach Abondanza once played in the same team with Kim Yeon-kyung in Turkiye. Kim Yeon-kyung, who played an active part in Turkiye Fenerbahce from the 2011-2012 season to the 2016-2017 season, formed a relationship with the manager as Abondanza newly took over in the 2013-2014 season. Starting with winning the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) Cup (2013-2014), he lifted numerous trophies, including two league championships (2014-2015, 2016-2017 seasons) and two Turkiye Cups.

Another foreign manager’s move to the V-League was announced a day after Pepper Savings Bank appointed Aachen Kim as the new head coach the day before. Aachen Kim, a Korean-American coach, has been coaching the Ivy League Brown University volleyball team belonging to Division 1 of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) since 2018. entered the tournament.

Regarding the recruitment of foreign coaches for women’s volleyball, Kim Yeon-kyung expected a positive effect. He said, “Anyway, there are currently no players going abroad in Korea. “There are not many things to learn on a big overseas stage,” he said, taking luck. said.

Regarding director Abondanza, he laughed and said, “It’s been 4 years since I’ve seen him, and we talked so much that it made my ears bleed.” I think I need to play a good role in the middle so that I can adapt well to the Korean style.”


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