See world-class masters in the V-League… Director Abondanza, who came to Heungkuk, issued a work visa → Debuted before road construction on the 23rd
Coach Marcello Abondanza, who boasts a splendid career, is now seen in the V-League. Taking the baton of Heungkuk Life Insurance, he is expected to make his debut in the road construction exhibition held at Samsan World Gymnasium in Incheon on the 23rd.
An official from Heungkuk Life Insurance said on the 22nd, “Thanks to the help from the immigration office, the work visa came out quickly. He is expected to make his debut before road construction on the 23rd.”
Director Abondanza entered Korea on the 18th and signed a contract. The GS Caltex match held on the 19th at the Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul was watched from the officials’ seat, not from the director’s seat, because a work visa was not issued.
Director Abondanza is a master who boasts an all-time career. After starting his coaching career in 1996, Abondandanza took his first managerial position in 2003 at Scavolini Pesaro in his home country’s league. ran nonstop.
In particular, from 2013 to 2017, he played with Kim Yeon-kyung at Fenerbahce in the Turkiye League. He won the league title in 2014-15 and 2016-17, and the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) Champions League in 2015-16. In the 2013-14 season, he also lifted the CEV Cup championship cup. Afterwards, he went through the Canadian national team, the Polish league, and the Italian league, and was recognized for his leadership by leading world-class teams such as Azerbaijan’s Lavita Baku, Türkiye Fenerbahce, and Italy’s Zanetti Bergamo.
Kim Yeon-kyung, who has worked with coach Abondanza, said, “Now the coaches in Turkiye and the Italian league are surprised. Director Massimo Barvolini, who had been to Korea before, also contacted me and said that he had a good impression of Korea,” he said. “He is a world-famous director. He knows coming in during the season will be difficult. His Heungkuk Life Insurance worked smoothly and it worked out well. I appreciate it. He wants to do well in the short time he has left.”
Heungkuk Life Insurance has 7 games left in the regular season. In addition, since advancing to the postseason is likely, the remaining season with coach Abondanza is expected to increase further. Abondanza’s contract runs until the 2024-25 season. 스포츠토토
Head coach Abondanza will hold an official interview before the game and hold an inauguration press conference at the same time.
Heungkuk Life Insurance, which had a difficult time until the arrival of manager Abondanza from last January, is ready to soar again with a new captain.