“My strengths are defensive cover, one-on-one, and making the first move,” says Olympic ‘captain’ Cho Sung-kwon
The captain of the Olympic team is Cho Sung-kwon (Gimpo FC).
Cho Sung-kwon is the captain of the Olympic team led by Hwang Sun-hong. 텍사스홀덤 The Olympic team has been training in Changwon since the 28th of last month. Twenty-six players were selected for the initial call-up, with three (Hwang Jae-hwan, Park Chang-hwan, and Kim Joo-chan) packing their bags today. The 23-man squad will compete in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-23 Asian Cup qualifiers starting on June 6. The Olympic team will face Qatar in their first group game on June 6.
Speaking to reporters on Friday, a day before the match, Cho Sung-kwon said, “It’s an honor to train with the best players in the K League for two weeks. We are preparing for the Olympic stage, and we will make a good first step.” Furthermore, Hwang appointed Cho Sung-kwon as the captain.
“He didn’t ask me to put a lot of pressure on myself. He wants a one-man team. I’m going to share, think, and practice his tactics.” “I don’t know why I became captain because he didn’t tell me in detail, but I think it’s because he believes in me. At first, my teammates made fun of me, but now they believe in me,” he smiled.
Born in 2001, Cho Sung-kwon has been on loan at Gimpo this season. His original team is Gwangju FC. He has played 26 games for Gimpo this season as a core defender. He is one of the defenders who has been instrumental in Gimpo conceding the fewest goals in the K League 2 this season (20).
“I think my strengths are my ability to cover and not lose one-on-one,” says Cho Sung-kwon. At the beginning of the season, I struggled to adapt to the tempo, but now I have, and as I play more, I feel my confidence building and my game sense improving. Coach Kim Jeong-woon told the team to keep doing what they were doing. I will do it with confidence.”