Seongnam FC has signed 2006-born (17 years old) Seongnam FC U18 Pungsanggo defender Yoo Min-jun to a semi-professional contract. Yoo will wear the number 36 shirt for the club.

Yoo is the second player to go directly from the club’s semi-professional ranks to the professional team after Kim Ji-soo, who played for Seongnam FC U15 and Seongnam FC U18. With his 190cm frame and defensive build, 토토사이트 he excels at speed and one-on-one defense.

In addition, Yoo gained experience as a member of the Seongnam FC U18 team, reaching the quarterfinals of the Baekwoongi National High School Football Tournament for three consecutive years and the quarterfinals of the National High School Football Tournament, as well as earning regular call-ups to the national age-group teams for the 2023 AFC U17 Asian Cup and the 2023 FIFA U17 World Cup.

“I’m very grateful to coach Choi Chul-woo and the club for giving me this opportunity. I’m thrilled to join Seongnam, where I dreamed of playing as a youth. I am also very grateful to coach Kim Geun-cheol and the coaches for their guidance, and I will do my best in the remaining season with pride as a Seongnam FC youth.”

Yoo Min-jun, who will wear Kim Ji-soo’s number 36 in the 2022 season, said that he looks up to Kim as a role model, but that it is a goal he wants to surpass. The club hopes that Yoo will adapt quickly and fill the gap in the second half of the defense and contribute to the team.

Meanwhile, the club considers this signing as an important step in fulfilling the long-term goals of the Seongnam FC youth system, and will continue to support the youth players to further motivate them.

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