“I am almost 100% sure that I will do well after coming to Chungnam Asan.”
Duarte (30), a Brazilian striker who left K League 2 Ansan Greeners this month and wore a uniform from Chungnam-A, said confidently.
Duarte attended the ‘2023 K-League Winter Field Training Media Camp’ held at the Barev Hotel in Seogwipo, Jeju on the 26th and said, “It’s good to be on a team called Chungnam Asan. It was an attractive team when I played a lot before.” .
Chungnam-Asan, who played the season without a foreign player last year, recruited Duarte ahead of the 2023 season and strengthened the offensive line.
Duarte, who entered the K-League through Gwangju FC in 2018, is a proven striker who scored 24 goals and 18 assists in 105 matches over 4 seasons in the K-League 2 through Seoul E-Land and Ansan.
Regarding the reason for his decision to move to Chungnam-Asan, he said, “I wanted to come because I learned a lot from coach Park Dong-hyuk. I want to help the team achieve good results.” can give,” he explained.
On this day, coach Park Dong-hyuk asked Duarte a playful question, “How many attack points are you going to raise?” He answered “15” without hesitation.
He said, “I have recorded more than 10 (attack points) almost every year. It was the same last year (8 goals, 3 assists) and last year (4 goals, 7 assists).” ” said
He added, “What the team wants from me are goals, assists, and offensive points. If that is resolved, the chances of advancing to the playoffs will increase, and the coach will also want that.” 토토사이트
Chungnam Asan is in a situation where Yoo Kang-hyun, who won the league’s top scorer (19 goals) last season, moved to Daejeon Hana Citizen, and has to fill his vacancy.
Naturally, expectations are focused on Duarte, a foreign player.
Duarte said calmly, “There’s always pressure on what the team wants from foreign players, but we’ve overcome it well.”
Meanwhile, Duarte also shared his impressions of watching the round of 16 match between Korea and Brazil at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
“I was rooting for Brazil,” he confessed, “I expected it to be a difficult game. Watching the game, I felt that the Korean players seemed a little intimidated. Korea did well against Portugal and Uruguay, but no matter what country, Brazil did well. It seems to happen when you meet . Of course,” he said with a smile.