Pohang sign Zulu and Jung Hong-yeon

Pohang sign Zulu and Jung Hong-yeon

Pohang Steelers have signed Brazilian striker Zulu (26) and defender Jung Hong-yeon (26). Zulu signed a 1-year contract while Jung signed a 6-month contract.

The tall forward started his football career in 2001 with Brazilian club Novo Hamburgo. The experienced player last played for ABC of the Brazilian Série C where he scored 7 goals in 6 appearances.

Defender Jung Hong-yeon is a tough fullback who debuted with Jeju Utd in 2006 after graduating from Dongeui University. He has made 50 appearances and 1 goal in his professional career.

On the official Pohang site, manager Park Chang-hyeon said that the two players had good physical conditions and balance, particularly noting Zulu’s excellent goal-scoring ability and positional sense and Jung’s speed and determination. The two new players will add diversity and balance to the squad for the latter half of the season.

*Name: Zulu (Carlos Eduardo Alves Albina)
*DOB: 1983.09.05 (26)
*Position: Forward
*Height/Weight: 191cm / 86kg
-2001~03 Nova Hamburgo
-2003~04 Gremio
-2005 Brasil Pelotas
-2006 Villa Nova-MG
-2007 Bento Conçalves
-2008 Santa Cruz
-2009 Criciuma
-2009 Atlético Paranaense
-2010 ABC

*Name: Jung Hong-yeon (정홍연)
*DOB: 1983.08.18 (26)
*College: Dongeui University (동의대학교)
*Position: Defense
*Height/Weight: 185cm / 74kg
-2006~07 Jeju Utd (50 appearances, 1 goal)
-2008~09 Busan I’Park

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