Choi Yun-gyeom, who led Chungbuk Cheongju FC to an undefeated August in the K League 2, has been awarded the ‘FLEX Manager of the Month Award’ for August.
The Korea Professional Football Association announced on August 6 that “Chungbuk Cheongju head coach Choi Yoon-gyeom has been awarded the ‘FLEX Manager of the Month Award’ for August.” The team went undefeated in all matches in August.
Led by Choi Yoon-gyeom, Chungbuk Cheongju went unbeaten in four matches in August, recording three wins and a draw. The team has been unbeaten in a total of 12 matches since June.
After winning 2-0 against Ansan in the 25th round, the first game of August, Chungbuk Cheongju continued their winning streak with a 1-0 victory against Gimpo in the 27th round. They then drew 0-0 with Cheonan in the 28th round and won 2-1 against Anyang in the 29th round to finish August with four games unbeaten.
In their first game of September, they drew 0-0 away at Gimcheon Sangmu in Round 30, extending their unbeaten run to 13 matches. This is a new record, surpassing Gimpo’s previous longest unbeaten streak (12 games) this season.
“I’m glad we were able to get a point even though our performance wasn’t as good as we thought it would be,” said Choi Yoon-gyeom, “Gimpo’s players played well, and I think the pressure from the midfield line was the main reason.”
Chungbuk Cheongju has continued its meteoric rise this season, posting the highest win percentage (87.5%) among all K League 1 and 2 clubs in the same period. Choi Yoon-gyeom, who led Chungbuk Cheongju to a successful August, 바카라 was awarded the ‘FLEX K League Manager of the Month Award’ in recognition of his outstanding leadership and guidance.
Meanwhile, the longest unbeaten streak in K League 2 history is 19 games, set by Gwangju FC in the 2019 season. With six games remaining, it will be interesting to see if Choi’s Chungbuk Cheongju can set a new record.