K-League 2 Busan I-Park “Captain” Lee Han-do exuded confidence, saying that he was promoted to the first division after winning the new season as his goal.
Defender Lee Han-do, born in 1994, made his professional debut at Jeonbuk Hyundai in 2016 and moved to Gwangju in 2017, where his talent blossomed. He played 118 games in 5 seasons until the 2021 season.
Ahead of last season, he moved to Suwon Samsung, and received enthusiastic support from Suwon fans and was selected as the Deutsche Motors MVP in April. As manager Park Jin-seop took over the Busan helm last summer, Lee Han-do also left for Busan.
He wore a Busan uniform following the gift that made his talent blossom during his time in Gwangju and played an active role as a main defender. After captain Park Jong-woo left due to injury, he led the team as the actual captain.
This season, he became the official captain. Busan appointed Lee Han-do as the official captain when announcing a new captain for the 2023 season on the 7th of last month.
Lee Han-do, who attended the 2023 K-League Winter Field Training Media Camp interview held at Songjeong Hotel in Busan on the 9th, talked about his responsibility as a captain and his goals for the new season.
Lee Han-do said, “Last season as captain, I definitely felt the weight of being the captain. Of course, on days I lost, I felt my responsibility, but especially in games where I wore the captain’s armband and the results were bad, it came closer. 토토사이트 It was very upsetting and difficult.” I looked back on last year.
“I’ve been vice-captain a few times. At that time, I only thought I had to help the captain. Now that I’m really a captain, I have a lot to think about. I’m trying to prepare more diligently,” he added.
Currently, there are many young players in their 2nd or 3rd year in Busan. At the coach press conference earlier, coach Park Jin-seop also emphasized the role of the captain and senior players.
Regarding this, Lee Han-do said, “I know this well because I had a time when I was a young player. It’s great when it’s good, but it’s important to deal with it when it’s difficult or when the team atmosphere is down. He said, “(Park) Jong-woo hyung, vice-captain (Jung) Won-jin, and (Kwon) Hyuk-kyu are there, and I will lead them with their help.”