Foreign media reported that manager Marcelo Abondanza (Italy), who had a hot pot meal with Kim Yeon-kyung, could be appointed as the new command tower of professional volleyball Heungkuk Life Insurance. The club drew the line saying “nothing has been decided yet” even though he is “one of the candidates”.스포츠토토
The Turkish Media Volleyball Magazine said on the 16th (Korean time), “The era of Marcelo Abondanza begins at Heungkuk Life Insurance Pink Spiders.” Agreed,” he said.
In this regard, an official from Heungkuk Life Insurance said in a phone call with Kukmin Ilbo, “I am putting it as one of several candidates,” and “when a decision is made, I have to sign and go through the procedures, but there was no such thing.”
When asked if a foreign coach would be influential as the new command tower, he said, “No,” and “We are looking at several domestic coaches as candidates.” Previously, Heungkuk Life Insurance was reported to be promoting the recruitment of foreign coaches. Heungkuk Life Insurance acting manager Kim Dae-kyung met with reporters before the game against Hyundai E&C on the 7th and said, “I heard that the general manager conducted an interview with a foreign coach,” and said, “I have not heard” about the timing of the recruitment.
In 2013, coach Abondanza, who was born in Italy, took the baton of Turkiye Fenerbahce and ate Korean ‘Volleyball Empress’ Kim Yeon-kyung. Kim Yeon-kyung played for Fenerbahce from 2011 to 2017 and stood tall as a world-class player. Starting with winning the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) Cup in the 2013-2014 season with coach Abondanza, he won the Turkiye Cup and league together.