토토사이트 Professional baseball KIA announced on the 8th that it has appointed Shim Jae-hak (51), MBC Sports Plus commentator, as the new head coach in the position that was vacant due to the dismissal of former head coach Jeong-seok Jang. Shim graduated from Chungam High School and Korea University, worked for LG, Hyundai, and Doosan before retiring from KIA in 2008. After taking his first steps as a leader at Heroes in 2009, Shim has served as a commentator since 2019. In the last World Baseball Classic (WBC), he also served as national team quality control coach (data analysis) and hitting coach. A KIA official introduced, “Shim experienced both batter and pitcher in his professional days, and has a high understanding of baseball while working as a coach and commentator.” Shim promised to “play baseball for the fans and create a team that the fans can understand.”
K-League 1 Suwon Samsung coach Kim Byung-soo inaugurated
Professional football Suwon Samsung’s newly appointed coach Kim Byung-soo (53) held an inauguration ceremony at the Suwon Samsung Clubhouse in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi-do on the 8th and started rebuilding the team in earnest. Director Kim said, “We are in a very difficult and frightening situation.” In the 2023 season, Suwon fell to the bottom with 1 win, 2 draws and 8 losses (5 points), and is in a position to worry about relegation. In response, coach Kim said, “It’s too early to say hope, but I have faith that the players will achieve it.” Coach Kim will make his debut in a home game against Ulsan Hyundai at Suwon World Cup Stadium on the 10th.