Towards the new 50 years… Pohang, a prestigious professional soccer team, celebrates its 50th anniversary (comprehensive)

Pohang started in 1973 as the Pohang Iron and Steel Business Football Club and celebrated its 50th anniversary this year.메이저놀이터

Pohang, which turned into a professional soccer team in 1984, has contributed to the development of Korean soccer by opening a soccer-only stadium for the first time in Korea in 1990 and building a clubhouse in 2000.

Won the K-League 5 times (1986, 1988, 1992, 2007, 2013), Korea Football Association (FA) Cup 4 times (1996, 2008, 2012, 2013), Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions In the league, it also reached the top three times (1997, 1998, 2009).

Kim Gwang-seok, Shin Hwa-yong, Hwang Jin-seong, and Hwang Ji-su (from left) inducted into the Pohang Hall of Fame
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Prior to the game, an induction ceremony was held at the Steel Yard.

Celebrating the 50th anniversary, Hwang Ji-soo, Shin Hwa-yong, Kim Kwang-seok, and Hwang Jin-seong, who have played in more than 200 games for more than 10 years as a member of Pohang, were newly added to the Hall of Fame that day.

Previously, in 2013, the 40th anniversary, Park Tae-joon (contributor category), Han Hong-ki, Lee Hoi-taek (ideal leader category), Park Gyeong-hun, Lee Heung-sil, Choi Soon-ho, Gong Mun-bae, Lee Young-sang, Park Tae-ha, Hwang Seon-hong, Hong Myung-bo, Rade, and Kim Ki-dong (ideal player category) were honored by the club. was inducted into the Hall of Fame, and four players were added to the player category in 10 years.

Hwang Seon-hong (Pohang = Yonhap News) Reporter Yoon Gwan-sik = Pohang Steelers ’50th Anniversary’ commemorative match = Hangzhou Asian Games under 24 years old ( U -24) Hwang Seon-hong, coach of the national soccer team, is attending as a legend. 2023.5.29 psik@yna.co.kr

In addition to the four newly inducted into the Hall of Fame, ‘legends’ including former coach Lee Hoi-taek and Olympic team coach Hwang Seon-hong visited the site and celebrated the 50th anniversary together.

The Pohang club prepared various events such as publishing a 50th anniversary magazine containing the history and announcing the 50th anniversary club song ‘Let’s run for victory – We are Steelers’, in which the players and supporters participated. did.

Grant’s shot
(Pohang = Yonhap News) Reporter Yoon Gwan-sik = Pohang Grant is attempting a shot in the 2023 professional soccer Hana One Q K League 1 match between Pohang Steelers and Jeonbuk Hyundai held at Pohang Steel Yard on the 29th. 2023.5.29 psik@yna.co.kr

Pohang players played in special uniforms inspired by the uniforms of the first year of its founding. It is characterized by restoring the color that symbolizes the orange color emitted by molten iron.

The performance of Jeon Yu-jin, a high school student from Pohang who appeared on the TV program ‘Miss Trot 2’, also raised the mood.

On this day, despite the heavy rain, 14,377 spectators gathered at the Steel Yard to give strength to the players with enthusiastic cheering and surfing.

Coach Kim Ki-dong, who is also one of the club’s Hall of Fame inductees, said, “I was inducted into the Hall of Fame 10 years ago, but time flies. Watching new juniors come in, the players do a lot with this team, think of the team and go elsewhere. I think it would be nice to have affection even if it is.”

’50th anniversary self-congratulatory goal’
(Pohang = Yonhap News) Reporter Yoon Gwan-sik = In the 2023 professional football Hana One Q K League 1 match between Pohang Steelers and Jeonbuk Hyundai held at Pohang Steel Yard on the 29th, Pohang Go Young-jun scores the first goal and celebrates. 2023.5.29 psik@yna.co.kr

Coach Kim said, “I wonder if the players will feel proud just by being a player of a team with history and tradition. I told the players to do great with pride today.”

In the game, Koh Young-jun, a former youth player, scored the winning goal in the 21st minute of the second half, and Pohang won 1-0, culminating in the atmosphere of self-congratulation for the 50th anniversary.

Coach Kim Ki-dong said, “I am happy to win in front of many fans on an important day and at an important time. I will be able to drag it,” he said.

Pohang started in 1973 as the Pohang Iron and Steel Business Football Club and celebrated its 50th anniversary this year.메이저놀이터 Pohang, which turned into a professional soccer team in 1984, has contributed to the development of Korean soccer by opening a soccer-only stadium for the first time in Korea in 1990 and building a clubhouse…

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