Coach Choi Kang-hee (64) has been appointed as the new head coach of Shandong Taishan (China), which is suffering from a big measles due to the ‘match-fixing scandal’. He will also reunite with South Korean soccer team midfielder Son Jun-ho (31), who is currently detained on bribery charges, after five years.
Shandong said on the official website on the 16th메이저놀이터, “Choi Kang-hee has been newly appointed as coach” and “previously, he served as a manager for the Korean national soccer team, Jeonbuk Hyundai (Korea), Dalian Yifang, and Shanghai Shenhua (above China). Asian Football Confederation (AFC) ) I also have the experience of winning the Champions League (ACL).” The terms and conditions of the contract were not disclosed.
Director Choi Kang-hee has been a savage since leaving Shenhua in Shanghai in August 2021. There was a prospect that he could return to Korea last year, but he was just a simple rumor. Afterwards, it was observed that he would no longer be the manager, but he returned after about a year and nine months while taking the baton of Shandong Taishan.
Head coach Fabio (50) is temporarily taking over the helm while Shandong coach Hao Wei (46) is currently under investigation by the public security for match-fixing charges. The Chinese Super League (CSL) is currently in 11th place (1 win, 4 draws, 2 losses, 7 points), which has progressed to the 7th round. Director Choi Kang-hee was given the heavy task of overcoming the crisis of desperation and putting it back on the right track.
Meanwhile, Son Jun-ho, who is a key midfielder in Shandong and had a priestly relationship with manager Choi Kang-hee, is currently being detained on charges of bribery and is under investigation by the Chinese public security. China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a regular briefing that he was detained by the public security system on charges of “bribing non-state actors,” which applies to civilians.