‘Park Tae-ha system’ K League 1 Pohang recruits Australian center back Aspro￼
Pohang Steelers, a professional football K-League 1 team reorganized under coach Tae-ha Park, announced on the 5th that it has recruited Australian central defender Jonathan Aspropotamitis.Playing under the registered name ‘Aspro’, he played as a starting center back for MacArthur FC in the Australian Professional Football A League.He is 188cm tall and has good physical condition, and although he is right-footed, he can play both left and right central defenders.The Pohang club said, “He is an impressive player with aggressive defense, including 1-on-1 defense and forward pressure. Although he is tall, he is also fast,” and added, “With Aspro joining, we have been able to add stability to the defense.”
Pohang has recently been trying to strengthen its strength by recruiting striker Giorgi, who played for Chungbuk Cheongju FC last season and was named in the K-League 2 Best 11 Strikers category the day before. Pohang, which achieved achievements such as winning the Korea Football Association (FA) Cup and second place in K-League 1 under the leadership of coach Kim Ki-dong in the 2023 season, enters the new season under coach Park.Coach Park, who was appointed as Pohang’s 13th head coach as the successor to Coach Kim, who left for FC 온라인카지노 Seoul, is a ‘one-club man’ who debuted in Pohang in 1991 and played only for Pohang until 2001.