Now that you have achieved your personal wish, the next step is the team.
On the 24th, at the ‘Welcome Savings Bank PBA-LPBA Championship (7th Tour)’ men’s PBA final held at Bitmaru Broadcasting Center in Goyang, Kang Min-goo (Blue One Resort) defeated Ngo Dean Nai (SK Rent-a-car) with a set score of 4-2. hit
Winner Kang Min-gu reached the final stage two years after the Welcome Savings Bank Championship in February 2021 and even won the championship. After recording only runner-up four times, there was no clear upward trend, but this season, he finally stepped on the final stage for the 5th time in his career and played the game of his life. The best result just before this season was advancing to the round of 16 at the TS Shampoo Puradak Championship (3rd Tour).
Kang Min-goo came up after defeating Cho Jae-ho (NH Nonghyup Card) with a set score of 4-1 in the semi-finals.
The 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th sets were back and forth. After that, Kang Min-goo sharply increased his concentration from the second half of the game and won the 5th and 6th sets in a row, finally becoming the owner of the 100 million won prize money.
Kang Min-goo, who entered the interview room with the trophy, expressed his joy, saying, “I got goosebumps, I screamed a little during the ceremony earlier, and my throat was locked.
However, the runner-up in the meantime was rather a feeling of nourishment to reach the championship rather than a core. Rather, what was difficult for him was that his performance had been on the decline for about two years after his last runner-up.
Kang Min-gu said, “There were so many runners-up who hit better than me, and (at the time) I didn’t follow the luck of the match well, so I thought it was because I went to the quarterfinals only once in two years. Confessed. 메이저사이트
Still, there were no disappointments. Kang Min-goo said, “The runner-up is also a good result, and the opponents are all famous and good players, all the opponents in the finals showed perfect performances. I’ve never done anything like frustration,” he said calmly.
On this day, Kang Min-goo shot a total of 16 bank shots and ran with fierce tenacity to win. After handing the first set 14-15 to his opponent, he displayed the essence of the ‘Crazy Bank Shot’ from the second set.
The secret to his unstoppable bank shot was none other than team leader Eom Sang-pil.
Kang Min-goo smiled, saying, “I think our team captain, Pro Eom Sang-pil, is the best player in the world, so he took some lessons.” He continued, “After learning a bit about the principle of (bank shot), my success rate went up.
His secret to winning the 5th season of 4 matches is ‘enjoying billiards’. Kang Min-goo said, “I don’t play billiards with the thought, ‘I’ll definitely win, I’ll be the best.’ I think I’m trying to get grades, but it’s good to practice with the mindset of ‘someday it’ll work’, and for older people, if you think of it as a dream and enjoy it, you’ll get good grades, you should enjoy billiards.”
From now on, he is going to focus on the team league in earnest. The ‘Welcome Savings Bank PBA Team League 2022-23’, which ended the regular league on the 14th, will start a new postseason from February. Blue One Resort recorded a record of 2nd place in the league (23 wins and 19 losses).
Kang Min-goo said, “The number one is the team league,” and “Honestly, the team league itself created an environment where you can belong to a team, receive a salary, and focus only on billiards.
The Welcome Savings Bank Team League postseason will be held at the Bitmaru Broadcasting Center from February 17th. Earlier, from February 1st to 8th, the 8th PBA Tour will be held at the same place.