Former national team defender Park Jae-hong has been named head coach of the K3 League’s Yangju Min Football Club.
The club officially announced the appointment of the new head coach on Monday, saying, “Coach Park Jae-hong will join us on our journey in the second half of the season.”
Park made his professional debut with Jeonbuk Hyundai in 2003 and has also played for Jeonnam Dragons and Gyeongnam FC. He has a total of 159 appearances in the K League, including a season in the Romanian league in 2007, and has also played in the Chinese and Thai leagues.
He also earned 31 caps for his country. He competed in the 2000 and 2004 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cups, as well as the 2000 Sydney Olympics. He was a solidly built 184cm-83kg defender with a tenacious man-to-man defense.
After retiring, he worked as a scout and coach for Bucheon FC 1995 in 2015. He also interacted with soccer fans as a member of the Earth Defense Force Army League. 메이저사이트
Meanwhile, with Park at the helm, Yangju Minsan Football Club is in 12th place out of 15 teams in the K3 League this season with four wins, six draws, nine losses, and 18 points. They are looking to rebound under Park’s leadership.