Veteran middle blocker Kim Su-ji (36), returning to Heungkuk Life Insurance after 6 years, was confident of his performance in the new team. It was the first time on the professional stage with ‘best friend’ Kim Yeon-kyung (35), and he was playing in the same team for the first time since his days at Hanil Computer Girls’ High School (now Hanbom High School).
On the 19th, Heungkuk Life Insurance officially announced that it had signed a three-year contract with Kim Su-ji for a fee of 310 million won (annual salary of 270 million won and an option of 40 million won). Kim Su-ji signed a maximum amount of 930 million won in 3 years.
Kim Suji is familiar with the pink uniform. He made his professional debut when he joined Hyundai E&C in 2006, and played an active part in Heungkuk Life Insurance for three years from 2014 to 2017, lifting the trophy for first place in the regular league in the 2016-17 season. After that, he transferred to IBK Industrial Bank and returned to Heungkuk Life Insurance after six years.
He said, “When I played in the past, it was Gyeyang Gymnasium, but now it has changed to Incheon Samsan Gymnasium. Many fans are coming, so I’m looking forward to it.”
In fact, not many expected that Kim Su-ji would transfer to Heungkuk Life Insurance until the FA market opened. 스포츠토토
Kim Su-ji said, “Honestly, I thought I would continue to play for IBK, but as a result, I moved the team. I was worried and suffered, but since I joined a new team, I will prepare well according to the tactics of the new coach.”
After watching his friend Kim Yeon-kyung’s stay at Heungkuk Life Insurance, he explained, “I expected a little bit. I thought that if it was Yeon-kyung I know, it would be difficult to easily resist Abon Danza’s rejection. Still, it was not easy to think that I would wear the Heungkuk Life uniform again.” did.