“I am confident.”
Heo Soo-bong (25) is the ace of Hyundai Capital.
He has appeared in 24 games this season, scoring 393 points, an offensive success rate of 50.81%, and serving 0.528 per set, adding strength to the team’s second-place finish. It ranks 2nd in serve and 7th in scoring and attack success rate. In terms of domestic players, the serve ranks first, and the score and attack success rate rank second.
In the last two games, he played as a middle blocker instead of the existing apposite spiker. Hyundai Capital coach Choi Tae-woong tried the apogee Hong Dong-seon-middle blocker Heo Soo-bong system to strengthen the team’s offense, and it was a success.
Following the victory against OK Financial Group in the last match of the 4th round, the first match of the 5th round, the Cheonan OK Financial Group match on the 1st, was also successful in forming such a formation.
Heo Soo-bong perfectly reciprocated the trust of the leader. He scored 20 points, including two sub-blocks, and had an attack success rate of 57.14%, adding strength to the team’s 3-1 victory. Hyundai Capital (49 points, 16 wins, 9 losses) narrowed the gap with leader Korean Air (55 points, 19 wins, 5 losses) to 6 points thanks to Heo Soo-bong’s performance.
After the game, coach Choi Tae-woong said, “At the beginning of the season, it seemed that he himself had a burden. I think my body stiffened a little as greed entered. But now they are enjoying it without it.” 메이저놀이터
Heo Soo-bong, who we met after the game, said, “Our players are not giving up on their dream of being number one in the regular league. If you do your best in each game, I think the team will have a chance.”
The highlight of Heo Soo-bong on this day was the second half of the 4th set. From 21-16, he posted consecutive sub-aces, making 1,316 people who visited the Yu Gwan-sun Gymnasium shake.
He said, “If there are no consecutive scores, the next Leo serve could have scored. I tried to score consecutive points so that the Leo sub would not come. I hit it confidently, but it worked.”
Heo Soo-bong can play three positions: outside heater, apposite spiker, and middle blocker. A versatile player. He has been playing outside heater for the last few seasons except for this season, and he has been playing for Apogit all season. He also recently played in the middle blocker position and was perfectly integrated into the manager’s irregular tactics. He is a player with a high understanding of volleyball, and gives fresh fun to fans with a ceremony after scoring.
He said, “Rather than being confident in which position, I think it’s fun to change positions. I am confident of everything. I don’t do a lot of receive training right now, but I do occasionally. Also, it seems to have the advantage of being able to score before the opponent blockers come up even when attacking fast because of the fast swing.”
All striker positions can be digested, but he kept quiet about the possibility of digesting the setter and libero positions.
“I played setter in the All-Star game, and setter is a really tough position. He seems to have a lot of trouble with the Libero too,” he laughs.