‘PARK TAE-HO’ POHANG, WANDELSSON AS CAPTAIN FOR THE NEW SEASON THE FIRST FOREIGN CAPTAIN EVER

2024 season Pohang Steelers captain

The Pohang Steelers of the K-League 1 professional soccer team, under the new leadership of coach Tae-ha Park, gave the ‘captain’s armband’ to a foreign player for the first time in its 51-year history.The main character is the team’s signature striker, Wandelsson (34, Brazil).Pohang announced on the 12th, “We have selected Wandelsohn as the new captain to lead the team this season. Chan-hee Han and Heo Yong-jun will serve as vice-captains. This is the first time in Pohang’s history that a foreign player has served as captain.”

Wandelsohn, who first wore the Pohang uniform in 2017, played 104 games over four seasons in Pohang, scoring 20 goals and 17 assists. Pohang’s explanation is that among all foreign players in Pohang’s history, he is ranked 5th in appearance. Wandelsson said, “It is an honor to be appointed as the club’s first foreign captain,” and added, “I think we can achieve higher goals if we help each other as one family. I will do my best to make that happen.”

Assistant captains to Wandelsohn will be Heo Yong-jun (31), who returned after being loaned to Vegalta Sendai of Japan’s J-League 2 last season, and Han Chan-hee (27), a ‘second-hand veteran’.Pohang, last year’s K-League 1 runner-up team, left for its first field training in Hanoi, Vietnam on the 8th and is focusing on preparing for 슬롯게이밍 the new season.

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