South Korean international striker Cho Kyu-sung (25? Mittwilan) has taken part in his first training session with Mittwilan to get acclimatized to the team.
Mittwilan released a video and photos of Cho’s training on the club’s social networking service (SNS) on Dec. 12 (local time) with the title ‘First training session completed’.
In the videos and photos, Cho is seen smiling, running on a treadmill, playing mini-games with his new teammates, and actively trying to integrate into the team by chatting with them.
This is Cho’s first time overseas, and he doesn’t have much time before the season starts. The Danish top flight, the Superliga, starts about a month earlier than the regular European leagues. Midtjylland will also open their 2023-24 season against Vidovre on April 22.
The club will also host the first leg of the second qualifying round of the 2023-24 UEFA Conference League on July 27. The opponent is yet to be determined, but it will be an away game and will involve traveling long distances.
Mikwilan will play their final practice match against AGF on Nov. 16 before the season starts, and Cho Kyu-sung is expected to make his debut.
Last year’s top scorer in the K League One, Cho Kyu-sung made his mark at the World Cup in Qatar for the first time in his career. After coming on as a substitute in the first group game against Uruguay, Cho impressed in the second group game against Ghana, scoring a hat-trick of goals as a starter.
After the tournament, several European clubs showed interest in him, but he chose to stay with Jeonbuk Hyundai. After seeing the opportunities at Jeonbuk, he chose to take on a new challenge with Mittwilan, a club that valued him the most.
Mittwilan was founded in 1999 and is considered a powerhouse in the Danish league. They won their first title in 2014-15, and were crowned champions in 2017-18 and 2019-20. Last season, however, 고스톱 they finished in seventh place and are looking to rebound this season.