Outside hitter Han Sung-jung and setter Hwang Seung-bin change uniforms.
The Uijeongbu KB Insurance Stars Volleyball Team메이저놀이터 (“KB Insurance”) and the Seoul Woori Card Woori WON Volleyball Team (“Woori Card”) have announced a trade.
KB Insurance announced that it has agreed to a one-for-one trade that will send outside hitter Han Sung-jung, 27, to the Woori Card and bring setter Hwang Seung-bin, 30, to KB Insurance.
Hwang Seung-bin was selected by Korean Air with the fifth overall pick in the first round of the 2014-2015 rookie draft and has played for Samsung Fire and Woori Card before moving to KB Insurance. Han Sung-jeong was selected by Woori Card in the first round of the 2017-2018 rookie draft and moved to KB Insurance, and with this trade, he will wear the uniform of his hometown team again.
“We made the trade to strengthen the positions we need in preparation for the 2023-2024 season,” said KB Insurance head coach Hoo In-jung and Woori Card head coach Shin Young-cheol. “We are grateful to the player for his dedication to the team so far, and we hope he will show good performance without injury in his new team.”