Chungbuk Cheongju FC, a new team debuting in the K-League 2 through the 2023 season, has recruited Malaysian national soccer team striker Kogileswaran Raj.스포츠토토
According to the Malaysian media <The Straits Times>, Raj announced the news of joining Cheongju FC through his social media. Raj, who is also nicknamed ‘Corgi’ in his country, has been awarded the title of the first K-League in the history of Malaysian football through this transfer.
“This is one of the happiest moments of my life,” said Raj. He even made a phone call to congratulate me. I am grateful for coach Kim’s advice. It means a lot to me. And I want to express my gratitude to the staff of the Malaysian national football team.”
He continued, “Korean soccer is of a very high standard. I accepted this offer to grow as a player. I have not yet learned Korean, but I want to learn it as soon as possible. I also have to adapt to a new environment. I am confident that I can adapt quickly.” showed
Raj, who is only 24 years old this year, is a second-line striker who took an elite course from the Malaysia U-16 national team to the A national team. His A match record is 2 goals in 8 appearances. He made his professional debut at Sri Pahang in 2016 and has been playing for Fataling Jaya City for the past two years. Raj looks set to make his K League 2 debut through the ASEAN quota.