Kim Ki-dong, who left for Seoul, wrote a farewell letter to his Pohang fans, saying, “I can’t forget love.”

FC Seoul recruits coach Kim Ki-dong as the 15th head coach


The match between Pohang Steelers and Jeonbuk Hyundai in the 2023 Hana One Q Korea Football Association (FA) Cup final held at Pohang Steel Yard on the 4th. Pohang coach Kim Ki-dong is clenching his fists and cheering after confirming his victory.

Former Pohang Steelers coach Kim Ki-dong (52), who moved to the new head coach of professional soccer K League 1 FC Seoul, bid farewell to the Pohang fans he had grown attached to with a ‘handwritten letter’ I left a greeting.

On the 14th, Coach Kim said through Pohang Steelers social networking service (SNS), “I’m going to talk about something that is difficult to bring up today.” “I am planning to transfer to FC Seoul at the end of this season,” he said. “Some of my fans may not understand, but I hope you understand my feelings about not being able to say much here.”

He said, “I joined Pohang as a player in 1991 and played for 3 years, but for a while there was an unintentional transfer, but I have lived in Pohang for 24 years from 2003 to now, loved the city of Pohang, and have only ever looked at the Pohang Steelers.” “It’s the same,” he said.

On this day, FC Seoul officially announced that it had appointed Coach Kim as the club’s 15th head coach.

The Seoul club said of Coach Kim, “He is a leader whose strength is excellent insight into the opponent’s strategy based on highly complete tactics,” and, “He deploys high-level strategies using a variety of data and shows off his ability to respond with a variety of colors through quick judgment.” He explained the reason for his recruitment by saying, “He is a highly acclaimed director.”

Pohang fans also expressed their disappointment at the somewhat sudden transfer on the club’s social media.

In a handwritten letter to fans, Coach Kim said, “When I took over as my first coach in 2019, I started with many difficult tasks, but I gained courage and hope from the support and passionate support and interest of the fans,” and added, “This is the 50th anniversary of the team’s founding.” “This year, in my 5th year as coach, I was able to achieve good results by winning the FA Cup, placing 2nd in the league, and advancing to the round of 16 of the ACL,” he said.

He continued, “I think the fans’ stake was greater in achieving good results despite difficulties,” and added, “We ask for even greater support so that Pohang can achieve good results in the future.” “I am sorry for greeting you in December, when the year ends,” he added.

He said, “Pohang was always the starting point for Kim Ki-dong as a professional player and the beginning for Kim Ki-dong as a leader,” and added, “I will dream of the day when I can see him here again as a bigger person.” He concluded his post by saying, “I will never forget the love I received from Pohang fans.” 19가이드03

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