Incheon United signed a one-year contract extension with captain Oh Ban-seok. His contract runs until 2024.
The Incheon club announced on the 23rd that it had agreed to a one-year extension contract with captain Oh Ban-seok, who is a key defender and has led the team for two consecutive years. 안전놀이터
As a defender from the national team, Oh Ban-seok, who was also selected for the final roster for the 2018 Russia World Cup, joined Jeju United through the 2010 draft. Afterwards, he went through Al Wasl (United Arab Emirates) – Muang Thong United (Thailand) – Jeonbuk and joined Incheon on loan in the summer of the 2020 season, appearing in 14 games and leading the team’s stay. In the 2021 season, he made a big success as a key defender by completely transferring and participating in 29 games.
Veteran defender Oh Ban-seok, who has played 255 K-League games and scored 7 goals and 1 assist, took over as captain of the team in the 2022 season and led the team to advance to Final A and the Asian Champions League (ACL). The 2023 season, the 20th anniversary of the club’s founding, also leads the team’s emergency as captain for the second consecutive year.
The Incheon club appreciated the leadership and sacrifice of Oh Ban-seok and signed an extension contract. Oh Ban-seok said, “I feel a sense of responsibility to be the captain during the club’s 20th anniversary season. In order to repay Incheon fans’ love, all players, including myself as captain, will do everything in their power. Please continue to support passionately this season as well. I will give you,” he said, expressing his impressions of extending the contract.
Meanwhile, Oh Ban-seok, who has agreed to an extension contract with the Incheon club, is preparing for a league opening match against FC Seoul on the 25th.