The men’s professional volleyball free agent (FA) market has come to an end.
The Korean Volleyball Federation (KOVO) announced the results of the men’s FA contract on the 19th.
15 out of 16 players who obtained FA status chose to stay with their original team.
The only transfer student is outside heater Na Gyeong-bok (KB Insurance).
In the 2015-2016 season, Na Gyeong-bok left Woori Card, where he had been playing since he joined the pro, and moved to KB Insurance. KB Insurance gave Na Kyung-bok a contract period of 3 years and 800 million won a year (annual salary of 600 million won and an option of 200 million won).
However, Na Gyeong-bok is about to enlist in the military at the end of this month, so his contract starts from the 2024-2025 season.
KB Insurance also protected all of the ‘Rabbit’. I agreed with Park Jin-woo for a total of 360 million won (annual salary of 260 million won, option of 100 million won) and Hwang Kyung-min for a total of 605 million won (annual salary of 500 million won, option of 105 million won). With Woo Sang-jo, he signed a total of 90 million won (annual salary of 70 million won, an option of 20 million won).
Heo Soo-bong, who obtained FA qualification for the first time in his life, continues to accompany Hyundai Capital at 800 million won a year.
The total amount is the same as Na Gyeong-bok at 800 million won, but Heo Soo-bong signed a contract with no option for 800 million won and received the best treatment among male free agents.
Hyundai Capital also defended internal free agents Moon Seong-min and Park Sang-ha. With Moon Seong-min, he signed a contract for a total of 350 million won (annual salary of 210 million won, an option of 140 million won) and with Park Sang-ha for a total of 300 million won (annual salary of 180 million won, an option of 120 million won).
‘Champion’ Korean Air also captured all free agents Lim Dong-hyuk, Cho Jae-young, and Yoo Kwang-woo.
Lim Dong-hyeok made a total of 500 million won (350 million won in annual salary, 150 million won in options), Jae-young Cho made a total of 406 million won (300 million won in annual salary, 106 million won in options), and Kwang-woo Yoo made a total of 252 million won (170 million won in annual salary). 10,000 won, option 82 million won) was stamped.
After parting ways with Na Kyung-bok, Woori Card completed contracts with Hwang Seung-bin and Oh Jae-seong. Hwang Seung-bin joined hands for a total of 520 million won (annual salary of 450 million won, option of 52 million won) and Oh Jae-seong for a total of 452 million won (annual salary of 400 million won, option of 52 million won).
KEPCO signs with veteran Park Cheol-woo for a total of 151 million won (annual salary of 120 million won, option of 31 million won), and will also be with the next season. Cho Geun-ho also signed a contract for 204 million won (annual salary of 150 million won, an option of 54 million won). 안전놀이터
OK Financial Group agreed with Jin Sang-heon for a total of 200 million won (annual salary of 120 million won, option of 80 million won), and Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance agreed with Shin Dong-gwang for a total of 80 million won (annual salary of 70 million won, option of 10 million won).
Meanwhile, KB Insurance, which recruited Na Kyung-bok, must present a protected player by 12:00 noon on the 20th.
Woori Card can nominate compensation players until 6:00 pm on the 23rd.