Song Hee-chae (31) and Song Myung-geun (30) were the founding members of the OK Financial Group volleyball team. The two players switched teams in a one-for-one trade.
OK Financial Group and Woori Card announced the trade of outside hitters Song Myung-geun and Song Hee-chae on June 26. Song Hee-chae, who played for OK Financial Group from the 2013-2014 season to the 2017-2018 season, returns to OK Financial Group after six seasons with Samsung Fire and Woori Card.
This is the first move for Song Myung-geun, who has only played for OK Financial Group since joining the professional league 메이저놀이터.
Song Hee-chae and Song Myung-geun, who played together on the pitch, were the founding members of OK Financial Group, which entered the V-League under the name Russia & Cash in the 2013-2014 season. They were part of the winning teams in the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 seasons.
After the 2017-2018 season, they became free agents side by side, and while Song Myung-geun signed a contract to stay with OK Financial Group, Song Hee-chae left for Samsung Fire. Song Hee-chae was traded to the Woori Card in April 2020, while Song Myung-geun played for OK Financial Group until last season.
OK Financial Group and Woori Card said, “With this trade, we filled a need in our team. OK Financial Group brings in outside hitter Song Hee-chae, who can play offense and adds stability to the team. Woori Card has strengthened its offense by acquiring Song Myung-geun.”
The day before, Woori Card released setter Hwang Seung-bin and acquired KB Insurance outside hitter Han Sung-jeong for the second consecutive day.