Kim Young-kwang, who played in 605 K League games, wins K League Achievement Award

Legendary goalkeeper Kim Young-kwang of the K League of Professional Soccer will receive a lifetime achievement award.

“In recognition of his 22 years of dedication to the K League, Kim Young-kwang will be honored with the Meritorious Service Award,” the Korea Professional Football Association 카지노사이트 announced on Saturday.

Kim, who announced his retirement ahead of this season, made his professional debut with Jeonnam in 2002 and played for Ulsan, Gyeongnam, and Seoul Island before retiring from Seongnam last year.

In his career, Kim has played in 605 K League matches, including 352 K League 1 matches, 199 K League 2 matches, 12 playoff matches, and 42 League Cup matches, and has recorded 175 clean sheets. This is the second-most appearances (708) and second-most clean sheets (229) of any K League player in history.

Kim has also won four trophies, including the FA Cup (Jeonnam, 2006), the K League Cup (Ulsan, 2007-2011), and the AFC Champions League (Ulsan, 2012), and was named to the K League 1 Best 11 in 2011 and the K League 2 Best 11 in 2018.

Kim will be honored with the K League Achievement Award ahead of Ulsan HD’s match against Jeju United at the Munsu Football Stadium in Ulsan on Sept. 28.

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