‘FA’s Biggest Word’ Lee So-Young Goes to IBK!…3 Years, Up to KRW 21 Billion

Women’s professional volleyball free agent Lee So-young is moving to IBK.

According to an IBK official, “The club has recently agreed to the transfer of national outside hitter Lee So-young, and is only waiting for the announcement.”

The contract is reportedly for three years with an annual salary of 700 million won, 스포츠토토사이트 including options.

Lee, who has been with Jungkwanjang for three seasons, starting with the 2021-22 season, has shown no signs of rust this season, leading Jungkwanjang to its first spring volleyball appearance in seven years.

After suffering an untimely ankle injury at the end of last season, Lee will join IBK after rehabilitation.

IBK, which has failed to win a spring volleyball title in the last three consecutive seasons under Kim Ho-cheol, is expected to become a championship contender with the addition of national team member Lee So-young.

After finishing fifth in the league last season, ranking sixth out of seven teams in attack success rate and last in open and time attack, the addition of Lee will bolster an offense that has been one of its weaknesses.

By landing one of the biggest names in the free agency market, IBK will boast a lineup that is comparable to the national team in Lee So-young, Kim Hee-jin, and Choi Jung-min next season.