After winning a 3-2 come-from-behind victory against Suwon Samsung, Koo Ja-cheol (34, Jeju) approached the reporters. With a smile, he asked, “Do you need me?”
Jeju United won a 3-2 come-from-behind victory against Suwon Samsung in the 7th round of Hana One Q K League 1 2023 held at Suwon World Cup Stadium at 2:00 pm on the 15th.
With this, Jeju has been on a two-game winning streak following the 6th round of the league against Gangwon FC last time. 6th place with 8 points (2 wins, 2 draws, 3 losses).
Gangwon FC, Changwon City Hall (FA Cup),토토사이트 and Suwon Samsung were expected to have three difficult expeditions in Jeju, but all of them were decorated with victories and finished the ‘hell schedule’ in a good mood.
After the game, Koo Ja-cheol, who responded to the interview with his eyes shining, started the interview with a light joke, “Do you need me?”
Koo Ja-cheol opened his mouth, saying, “In the beginning of the season, I had a long hardship unlike Jeju. In this situation, I believe that no one gave up and worked with faith was the driving force behind the successful completion of the three-game series.”
Koo Ja-cheol said, “It was very difficult physically. I went to Chuncheon and stopped by Changwon before coming to Suwon. I played every two days. There were many injured players. It was really hard physically.”
He continued, “After this game, Hayes said, “I thought it would be good before the game.” conveyed the atmosphere.
He said, “Player Kim Oh-gyu posted a video on our group chat room before the game,” and “It said that there is no need for any excuse if the desired result does not come out. Physically, I played without thinking ‘good or bad’. It’s very difficult,” he replied.
It is Jeju who succeeded in winning the league 2 times in a row by winning against Suwon Samsung. 6 points were added and the ranking was also raised to 6th place. Koo Ja-cheol said, “The director held the center well.”
He added, “Even when difficulties came, he did not waver and continued to motivate the players. It is the players’ turn to respond to this. The players have worked hard.”
At the same time, Koo Ja-cheol said, “Now we have just finished the first round of the season. There is a long way to go. The players will receive a sweet 2-3 day vacation, but we have to come back and prepare for the Jeonbuk match.”
Koo Ja-cheol said, “Before the three-game series, I thought there were two games with 6 points. There is a long way to go,” he said.
“There is another motivation and goal to win the first game at home. I always tell the players, but the only professional sports team in Jeju Island is Jeju United. I always go on an expedition with the thought of representing Jeju,” he said. We have to go back and give the home fans a win.”
Finally, when asked about the vacation schedule, he replied, “I have to spend time with my family, recover well, and prepare for the game again.”