Lee Geun-ho, who is trying to soar again, met the best club. Ansan Greeners (Ansan). Lee Geun-ho is full of thoughts to play ‘soccer’ to his heart’s content, which he has not been able to do in Ansan.
On the 6th, the 5th Media Camp of the 2023 K-League Winter Field Training was held at the Seogwipokal Hotel in Seogwipo, Jeju-do. From 4:00 pm, an interview with Ansan coach Lim Jong-heon and the Ansan team was held. Lee Geun-ho, who is expected from the team this season, also appeared on the field.
Lee Keun-ho made his name known with the Pohang Steelers, and went through top teams in the K-League, such as Jeonbuk Hyundai and Jeju United. However, due to repeated injuries, the time away from the pitch took longer than expected. So, Ansan is a precious home for Lee Geun-ho. Lee Geun-ho only looks forward to the moment he steps on the field again.
Q. Are you getting ready for 2023?
“I’m not in a hurry. Since I took a long break, I prepare hard by focusing on lifting my body. These days, I play practice games for 45 minutes each. I think I can start playing right away.”
Q. It seems that you had a lot of worries in the process of deciding to transfer to Ansan.
“First of all, I was out of the season last year due to an injury. 토토사이트 I was just rehabilitating, but Ansan coach Lim Jong-heon said he wanted me. I was grateful that he said that to me, who hadn’t even returned yet. He reached out his hand during the hardest times.”
“Looking at it, April 2021 was the last game I played. I played for Gimcheon Sangmu and got hurt. After that, I missed two seasons. I should have gone safely… I was in a hurry. It was very difficult. But it gradually got better. I had fun training in Ansan and the coach was considerate, so I’m overcoming the hard times.”
Q. Did you get rid of the trauma of the injury?
“I was very traumatized. My nerves were in my knees, not the ball. I used to think that when I did this move, I wondered if my knees would be strained. As I did that, it happened again. Concentrating on soccer, I gradually forgot about the pain. The trauma is naturally disappearing.”