The day of Kim Ji-hyun, who scored a goal on the 5th anniversary of her professional debut, ended with congratulations and gifts from fans.
The Gimcheon Sangmu professional football team won a 4-1 victory 스포츠토토in a home game against 7R Bucheon FC in the ‘Hanawon Q K League 2 2023’ held at the Gimcheon Sports Complex at 4:00 pm on the 15th. On this day, Kim Ji-hyun started and led the team to victory by scoring a goal in the first two minutes. It is the first goal in a month since the game against Chungbuk Cheongju on March 4th.
After the game, Kim Ji-hyun said, “I’m happy to have won my first home win. All of my classmates and successors are satisfied with today’s game. It’s a happy day.”
Kim Ji-hyun joined Gangwon FC in 2018 and made his professional debut on April 15th. The following year, he won the ‘Hana 1 Q K League 1 2019’ Young Player Award with 10 points and 1 assist in 27 appearances for Gangwon. In 2020, he was selected as a member of the national team in the friendly match of the ‘2020 Hana Bank Cup Soccer National Team VS Olympic Team’. In December 2021, he enlisted as managing director of Kimcheon and is recording 6 goals and 2 assists in 39 appearances over two seasons. There are two months left before he is discharged on June 26th.
For the late-aged sergeant Kim Ji-hyeon, the match against Bucheon was more than a victory. This is because fans gathered to celebrate the 5th anniversary of his professional debut.
Mi-na Kim (24), who has been supporting Kim Ji-hyun since 2019, sent a gift to the secretariat to celebrate the 5th anniversary of Kim Ji-hyun’s professional debut. She presented cookies to all the players, including Kim Ji-hyun. Lee Seung-hyeon (30) also presented muffins to all members of the Kim Cheon Sangmu squad.
Mi-na Kim said, “I gave a gift for the first time after only cheering for it. I hoped that all the players, including (Kim) Ji-hyun, would cheer up at the home game on the day of the 5th anniversary.”
Could it be because of the earnestness of the fans? Kim Ji-hyun scored a goal in the 2nd minute of the first half. It was his first field goal all season. Lee Seung-hyun said, “As soon as I scored, I burst into tears without even realizing it. It’s my fault. As a fan, I was really proud to see him step closer to his goal.”
Kim Ji-hyun also said, “Thanks to the fans who support us, we were able to achieve our 5th anniversary in the professional league. I am very grateful for the gifts they sent me. I will do my best to repay the fans’ support with good performance.”
On this day, Kim Ji-hyun finished the Mixed Zone interview and even though she was the last to leave work, she continued to provide fan service to all fans on the way home from work.
The two fans said in unison, “Jihyun kindly signs autographs for all the fans after the game and takes pictures of them. Not only does she have a kind heart, but the dimples that come out when she smiles with a little selfishness are also heart-thumping points.”
On the other hand, Sangmu Kim Cheon will play the ‘Hana One Q K League 2 2023’ 8R home game against Jeonnam Dragons at Gimcheon Sports Complex at 7:30 pm on the 19th.
Kim Ji-hyun said, “I said my goal was to score 7 goals before I was discharged this season. During the remaining games, I will do my best to put the team in first place and be discharged.”