Ahn Jae-joon of Bucheon FC 1995 won the 2023 K-League 2 Young Player Award. He meant that Ahn is the best star among countless new stars who shined out in the K-League 2. Ahn played only 22 K-League 2 games due to his injury and competition to be called up to the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games. Nevertheless, he made a whopping 11 goals and four assists. With his potential unleashed, such an amazing number was left.랭크카지노
The highlight was the Hangzhou Asian Games. Ahn won the gold medal in gear with his outstanding teammates, including Lee Kang-in, Seol Young-woo, Hong Hyun-suk, and Um Won-sang. Now, Ahn is free from military service. You can dream bigger. From the Young Player Award to the gold medal, to the career high of 11 goals and 4 assists, all this happened to Ahn in 2023.
“There were so many things that happened in 2023. It was a time when I grew up on my own and I am personally satisfied with it. I aimed for 15 points at the start of the season, and I was also surprised to achieve them. After the Asian Games, many people recognized me in Bucheon and Seoul. I realized through my skin that I was being loved. I’m thankful that it’s amazing. I’m really grateful to Bucheon coach Lee Young-min. I think 2023 will be an unforgettable year in my life.”
What was the secret of Ahn’s rapid growth in 2023? Ahn chose “adaptation.” Ahn, who played in the K-League early on and had previously challenged in Europe, expressed his view that he has finally adjusted to the professional stage.
“There has been no significant change. I think I have adjusted to the tempo of the K-League these days. I think I have adjusted to the tempo of the K-League. That’s why I think I improved.”
The Asian Games, which he played with top-class players of his age, remained as a memory of “motivation” for Ahn Jae-joon. It was fascinating, but his confidence and dream grew bigger.
“It was amazing. While training, I learned and felt why everyone played in such a good team and how they survived the competition. As time passed, I also adapted. The more I trained with the players, the more I wanted to go to a higher stage and test my competitiveness. That’s how I can grow on my own. I want to join the national team after that.”
Ahn, who is studying the movements of Luis Suarez and Robert Lewandowski, is committed to making 2024 a more meaningful time. Now that he has gained confidence, his scoring ability has exploded, and he has fully adapted to the professional league, the “time” has come. Ahn, who was the best rising star in the 2023 K-League 2, is drawing attention.