The promising player who left the Jeonnam Dragons at the age of 22 has gone through a series of hardships and returned as a veteran. Now, it is his will to be reborn as a leader who takes the initiative for his juniors and his team.
Veteran defender Kang Min-soo (37) returned to Jeonnam after 15 years ahead of the 2023 season. He made his professional debut in 2004 in the Jeonnam uniform, played 59 matches for 4 years and won the FA Cup (2007), then left for Jeonbuk Hyundai온라인바카라 in 2008. After going through Jeju United ~ Suwon Samsung ~ Ulsan Hyundai ~ Busan I-Park, he was active at Incheon United until last year. He also built a considerable career as a national team player, appearing in 33 A matches.
There was confidence in Kang Min-soo’s voice, who returned to revive his family’s team. In an interview with Sports Dong-a, he said, “I didn’t have a lot of worries about returning to Jeonnam.” He continued, “The things I have accumulated through various teams are not important anymore. It is important how well you do in Jeonnam,” he added.
Jeonnam, which fell to the bottom of K-League 2 (Part 2) last year, is preparing for the 2023 season with a desperate feeling. Lee Minister Jeonnam coach (49) desperately needed a leader who would hold the center on the pitch. “Although he is an old man, he can play a good enough role. He is a player who came back from a big game. You can get a glimpse of the anticipation for Kang Min-soo in his words, “I will bring the team together.”