Gangwon FC of the K-League 1 professional soccer team announced on the 30th that CEO Kim Byeong-ji met with José Maria del Nido Carrasco, president of ‘cooperating club’ Seville (Spain),
to discuss exchanges between the two teams in earnest.
According to the club, CEO Kim visited Seville, Spain on the 28th to tour advanced soccer and discuss details of the business agreement (MOU).
Gangwon reported that on the 29th, CEO Kim and Chairman Carrasco met at the Ramon Sánchez Pizjuan Stadium,
where the 2023-2024 Spanish Primera Liga (La Liga) Seville-Osasuna match was held,
agreed to strengthen the cooperative relationship between the two clubs. 카지노사이트원
CEO Kim said, “I am happy to have the opportunity to discuss mutual development with Seville.
It was a time where I could see and feel many things.
I visited Seville with the hope that there would be mutual benefits rather than just signing a superficial business agreement.”
Chairman Carrasco, who was surprised to hear of CEO Kim’s K-League record for the most appearances (706 games),
said, “I hope this will serve as an opportunity to promote Sevilla in Korea.
We will cooperate to make this an agreement that is mutually beneficial.”
Gangwon and Seville signed a business agreement on the 9th.
The two sides decided to share information on promising domestic players and promote a short-term intensive program in Seville to develop their skills.
Gangwon plans to transplant advanced soccer, including improving the power strengthening section,
according to the ‘World Club Alliance’ model proposed by Seville’s Innovation Center.
Instead, Sevilla enhances the club’s brand value in Korea.
Sevilla has been steadily establishing contact with Korean soccer in recent years.
In July 2022, a friendly match was played in Korea against Tottenham of the English Premier League (EPL),
where Son Heung-min plays.
Sevilla is a team with a long tradition, founded in 1890.
He won the UEFA Europa League seven times, the most ever,
and also lifted the Spanish King’s Cup (Copa del Rey) five times.