Best friends who have now become ‘enemies’… Sejingya sends support to Jeong Tae-wook
Jung Tae-wook left Daegu FC in the winter transfer market and wore a Jeonbuk Hyundai uniform. Jeong Tae-wook entered the radar of Jeonbuk, which was looking to reinforce the center back, and Jeonbuk successfully recruited Jeong Tae-wook by 메이저놀이터 paying 1.5 million dollars (approximately 1.848 billion won), the buyout price of Jeong Tae-wook. After joining Daegu in 2019, Jeong Tae-wook, who has been active as the team’s key defender, has ended his life in Daegu in the 4th season.
Daegu enters the season without a key defender. Director Choi Won-kwon was also concerned about Jeong Tae-wook’s vacancy, but he considered it a part that could be solved on the one hand. At the winter training media camp held in Namhae-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do on the 1st, coach Choi Won-kwon said, “The vacancy of Jeong Tae-wook is very burdensome. I think so,” he said.
During the media camp interview, I brought up the story of Jeong Tae-wook to Sejingya, who said he wanted to throw a ‘counter punch’ without losing against so-called teams with a lot of investment, such as Jeonbuk and Ulsan Hyundai. Sejingya is one of the players who has been close to Jeong Tae-wook, such as playing a soccer game with Jung Tae-wook in a video posted on Daegu’s official YouTube channel. It is also interesting to note that the player who was substituted for Jung Tae-wook in his debut match in Daegu was Sejing-ya.
Sejingya regretted Jeong Tae-wook’s transfer, but supported his former colleague’s future in that he was able to play for a bigger team as a player. Sejingya said, “I am sad to lose a good colleague and friend personally. However, as a good player, I was happy to transfer to another team. I am cheering for Jung Tae-wook because he can grow in a big team and look to a higher place in the future. It’s great. I told Jung Tae-wook, who was leaving, that it would be nice if he didn’t get hurt and showed good performance in Jeonbuk.”
Daegu will meet Jung Tae-wook as an enemy that must be pierced in order to win. Sejingya, the leader of Daegu’s attack, must overcome Jeong Tae-wook, who was a close friend. Daegu and Jeonbuk are scheduled to face off in the 4th round of the K League 1 in the 2023 season.