The 2023 K League season has been difficult for the Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors who currently rank 7 in the league. This is especially true for Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors Betting fans who have lost money betting on them. Thus, to get themselves out of the relegation zone, Dan Petrescu becomes the New Head Coach for Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors.
According to the latest football betting news, details of the deals were not made available to the public, However, industry sources say that the contract will probably last through the 2025 football season.
Coach Dan Petrescu will be replacing former head coach Kim Sang-sik who lost his position on May 4. Until now, assistant coach Kim Do-heon had been in charge of coaching the team.
Football Tactician, Dan Petrescu becomes the New Head Coach for Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors had a sluggish start for the 2023 football season with only 3 wins out of 10. For most team in the K League 1, it would not be much of problem and could be overcome. However, this is a different story for Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors who have won 8 championships in the last 10 years.
This led to former head coach Kim Sang-sik losing his position on May 4 and the team looking for a new head coach. Until now, assistant coach Kim Do-heon had been in charge of coaching the team. Under his leadership, the team got 4 wins, 2 draws and one loss bringing them up to seventh place.
Jeonbuk will now task Petrescu with maintaining that momentum over the final 21 matches of the 2023 football season. However, the team seems confident in his Petrescu’s ability to bring the team back to a champion level. According to their announcement, “he is a proven winner and has a high level of understanding Asian football.”
Dan Petrescu is widely known around the world as not just a top player but also a top coach. As a coach, he has been in charge of several football teams around the word. These include coaching teams in Romania, Poland, Russia, Qatar and China. Furthermore, he has been very successful coaching CFT Cluj bringing them 5 consecutive seasons from 1998 to 2022.
According to Korean sports betting insiders, Petrescu is the second foreign head coach in Jeonbuk history. Before him, Portugal native Jose Morais, was the first foreign head coach for Jeonbuk. During his tenure from 2019 to 2020, Jeonbuk won K League 1 titles in both years.
Petrescu will have a formal introduction next Wednesday.