Professional soccer club Ulsan Hyundai announced today that it has agreed to a three-year contract extension with head coach Hong Myung-bo, keeping him with the club through the 2026 season.

Hong took the helm of Ulsan in 2021 and led the club to the top of the K League for the first time in 17 years last year. 텍사스홀덤 Ulsan is on track for a second consecutive title in 2023, with 18 wins, two draws and four losses in K League 1 (56 points), 12 points clear of the second-place Pohang Steelers.

If Hong fulfills his contract, he will become the longest-serving Ulsan manager after Kim Jung-nam (eight and a half seasons).

“While it has been a time of understanding and building the team, I will strive to establish Ulsan as a leading club representing the K League,” said Hong. “I promise to continue to do my best for all those who love and support Ulsan.”

“Ulsan is preparing for the future with the goal of becoming a championship dynasty that dominates the K League and Asian Champions League with the confidence of the club, players, and fans alike, as well as a renowned name in youth player development and fan friendliness, which is why we have agreed to an extension with Coach Hong.”

“We expect Coach Hong to contribute to Ulsan’s development with his coaching skills, acumen, and footballing know-how, and this extension will provide new motivation for the second half of the season as we aim to win back-to-back league titles for the first time in the club’s history.”

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