Establishment of clubhouse, operation of B team… Choi Soon-ho, general manager, declares Suwon FC ‘new vision’
“I envisioned the future of Suwon FC for 10 years. I will definitely do it.”
Suwon FC general manager Choi Soon-ho (61) personally declared a new vision on the occasion of the club’s 20th anniversary. He directly revealed his plan to nurture talents on his own by building a clubhouse and operating a B team, and expanding financially by reducing free tickets and introducing a club sponsorship system. Ultimately, it contains the goal of building a brand as the center of Suwon soccer.먹튀검증
Director Choi attended the 20th anniversary celebration of Suwon FC held at the Ramada Hotel in Suwon on the 30th and explained the new vision in person. He said, “So far, Suwon FC has been buried only in achievements and results. We have achieved great results in a short period of time, but in order for us not to worry about staying in the future, we have to grow even bigger.” Previous teams have done things that have not been done before, and have successfully completed them. It is the same this time,” he said confidently.
General Manager Choi set the core values of competitiveness, talent development, and financial expansion as Suwon FC’s vision tasks, and explained the core direction and detailed tasks to be promoted. Director Choi especially expressed his will to build a clubhouse. He said, “We are not alone in the clubhouse. We will make it possible even in the medium to long term. With the help of those who have led us so far and those who will be with us in the future, the players will be able to exercise more comfortably, and Suwon FC will be stronger.”
He also directly explained the plan for the operation of the B team participating in the K4 League. Director Choi Soon-ho said, “It is difficult to operate the B team right now, but I will try to implement it. We will start by building the necessary infrastructure first. I want to give young players between the ages of 19 and 21 a chance. We will create a system where the Suwon FC of the future can develop players without worry.”
Director Choi also expressed his intention to create a new soccer culture in the future. It is a plan to put the fans first and at the same time gradually expand the club’s finances. He said, “We will create a new soccer culture by gradually reducing free tickets or free AD cards, activating paid tickets and memberships, and establishing a reservation and reservation culture.” ” he asked.
About 400 people attended the ceremony, including Suwon Mayor Lee Jae-joon, the owner of the club, Kim Do-gyun and Park Gil-young, coaches, all male and female players, and supporters. National team coach Jürgen Klinsmann, former Olympic soccer team coach Kim Hak-beom, and Suwon FC’s Zappa and Vladan also celebrated the 20th anniversary through a video.
Former owners Kim Yong-seo and Yeom Tae-young, former chairman Kim Chu-ho, and former coaches Kim Chang-gyeom and Jo Deok-je received plaques of appreciation, and Hummel Korea chairman Byun Seok-hwa received a plaque of appreciation. Mayor Lee Jae-joon, who came to the podium, promised, “I will spare no support for Suwon FC as the city of Suwon and as the owner.”
Suwon FC was founded in 2003 as the Suwon City Hall Football Club and took its first steps by participating in the National League. In 2013, he entered the professional stage by participating in the K-League Challenge (K-League 2), and in 2016, he was promoted to the K-League Classic (K-League 1) and stepped on the stage for the first time. Last year, WK League Suwon FC Women were integrated to operate male and female teams for the first time in Korea.