The ‘defending champion’ Posco International will have a championship match against Mirae Asset Securities.
On the evening of the 23rd, the 2023 Dunamu Korean Professional Table Tennis League (KTTL) Korea League Women’s먹튀검증 Playoff Game 2 was held at Studio T, Gwanggyo Gymnasium in Suwon, Gyeonggi-do.
Mirae Asset Securities (director Yuk Seon-hee), who placed 3rd in the regular league, won a thrilling match score of 3-2 with national team players Jeon Ji-hee and Yun Hyo-bin in the face of second place Samsung Life Insurance (director Chae Yoon-seok). As in the first game the previous day, with a match score of 2-2, Yoon Hyo-bin defeated Byun Seo-young, who was a defensive type, 2-0 (11-7, 11-8) and the game was over.
Mirae Asset Securities seized the victory with a come-from-behind victory over Lee Si-on and Lee Chae-yeon 2-1 (9-11, 11-8, 11-5) in doubles in a match score of 1-1 on the day. Samsung Life Insurance made good progress, with Joo Chun-hee catching Shim Hyun-joo and Jeon Ji-hee in a row, but could not overcome the last hurdle.
With this, Mirae Asset Securities overturned its original expectations and advanced to the championship match. This is the first time in both the Korea League and the National League that the third-place team in the regular league has advanced to the championship game.
The first leg of the women’s championship match will be held at the same place on the 24th at 3pm. The championship is also played in such a way that the top team in the regular league secures one win, and the team that wins two first wins the championship cup.
Posco International, directed by Jeon Hye-kyung, is composed of outstanding members such as Ace Ha-eun Yang, Na-young Kim, and Yu-na Yu. Jeon Ji-hee of Mirae Asset Securities belonged to Posco International until last season, but it is noteworthy how she will show herself against her parents’ team this time.The first leg of the men’s championship match between Samsung Life Insurance, who placed first in the regular league, and the Armed Forces Athletic Corps, which ranked second in the regular league, will be held at the same place at 7 p.m.