“Like Mugosa and Hernandez”…The hot ceremony of the ‘Incheon Youth Sacred Goal’ who jumped into the crowd
“I’ve watched Mugosana Hernandez run into the stands after a dramatic goal.”
Chun Seong-hoon started the home game against Suwon FC in the Hana One Q K League 1 2023 held at the Incheon Soccer Stadium on the 22nd and scored his K-League debut goal with a “multi goal”. He scored his K-League debut goal in the 18th minute of the first half, and roared as he completed multiple goals in the 14th minute of the second half.
He scored one goal each with his feet and head. Chun Seong-hoon said, “I prepared while watching a video to move aggressively so that I could score in the box. The cross came well,” he explained, “I didn’t promise the details, but when Hernandez caught it, I instinctively thought I could stab it enough, but the goalkeeper came out vaguely and scored.”
The goal celebration was hot. He jumped to the supporters’ table and rejoiced together. Chun Seong-hoon said, “Even when I was in Germany, I saw Mugosa and Hernandez running into the crowd. When he tried it himself, he was out of his mind. He had to go over the billboard, but he was careful,” he laughed. “I heard the fans cheering loudly, and it touched his heart. Even in difficult situations, it seems that I heard the sound of cheering and ran. I heard something like ‘Chun Seong-hoon is cool’,” he said with a smile.
Standing 190cm and weighing 82kg, he is an Incheon youth star. Starting with U12, he graduated from U15 Gwangseong Middle School and U18 Daegeon High School. In 2019, he moved to FC Augsburg in the German Bundesliga스포츠토토, and before the 2021-2022 season, he spent his life on loan at FC 08 Homburg, and recently played for Augsburg again before returning to his home team ahead of this season.
Incheon coach Cho Seong-hwan appointed Cheon Seong-hoon from the previous match against Gangwon FC. As a starter at the time, he made his K-League debut by roaming the ground until the 22nd minute of the second half. Coach Cho said, “In order to save what we are good at, we will play against Suwon FC with the same tactics as well as appoint Seong-Hoon Chun.”
On this day, he also stepped on the ground as a starter. He played until the 35th minute of the second half and roared with multiple goals.
After the game, coach Cho said, “I have not been able to play in the game so far, but I think it is the result of my silent efforts from behind. He did a good job scoring two goals. He is not complacent and hopes as a manager that he can help the team and develop further.”
However, the team had to be content with adding 1 point. Chun Seong-hoon said, “I’m happy to show that I’m a player who can help the team in this game, but it’s a pity that we tied.”
He got his first chance in the opening seven games. And he is showing his presence properly. Chun Seong-hoon said, “It would have been nice if I had started as a starter from the beginning or been on the entry list, but there was a lot of waiting in Germany. He expected it to be the same in Korea as well. He was not greatly disappointed and while he was silently preparing, the coach gave him a good opportunity.”
Regarding the part that was replaced, Chun Seong-hun said, “As a striker, I want to score a hat trick even if I score two goals. He made a shot in a good situation, but it didn’t go well. The manager wants movement inside the box rather than outside. He orders play inside rather than come out and receive. He seems to have found a point of improvement in the future.”
Having experienced the German league, he said, “After graduating from high school, I learned different football in another league. He realized a lot about football thoughts and plays that were closed.
There is also a desire to be selected for the Hangzhou Asian Games to be held in September this year. He said, “It is a dream position for all players born in 1999 or younger. Of course, it would be nice to go, but the game of the team you belong to right now is more important. If you do well, I think there will be a good opportunity.” It’s still early in the season, and I need to improve my scoring and performance a bit more.