(By Eun-hye Cho, Xportsnews) OK Financial Group and Woori Card have made a trade.
The OK Financial Group Volleyball Team announced on the 26th that it has agreed to a one-for-one trade with Woori Card Volleyball Team in exchange for outside hitter Song Hee-chae (31) and Song Myung-geun (30).
Song Hee-chae was a founding member 스포츠토토 of the OK Financial Group Volleyball Team and played five seasons with the team from 2013-2014 to 2017-2018. With her steady reception, defense, and offense, Song helped OK Financial Group Volleyball win back-to-back championships in 2015 and 2016.
In the 2022-2023 season with Woori Card Volleyball, she played in 31 matches and 104 sets, ranking 10th in receiving with a receiving efficiency of 36.42%, and helped the team reach the postseason with her strengths in defense and receiving.
Another founding member of OK Financial Group Volleyball, Song Myung-geun played nine seasons with OK Financial Group Volleyball until the 2022-2023 season, earning MVP honors in the 2015 championship game. In the 2022-2023 season, after leaving the military, Song played in 17 matches and 53 sets, recording a 51.87% attack success rate.
With this trade, OK Financial Group Volleyball and Woori Card Volleyball fill a number of team needs. OK Financial Group Volleyball added stability to their team with the addition of an outside hitter. Woori Card Volleyball will be looking to upgrade their offense with the addition of Song Myung-geun.
A representative from the two clubs said, “This is a trade that fills a gap in the team, and we expect it to help us improve next season. We would like to thank the departing players for their dedication and wish them well in their new teams.”