The idols will be officially joining the Suwon Bluewings.
FC MEN, who consists of Kim Junsu, Kim Hyun joong, Yoon Doojoon, Lee Kikwang and other idols will be participating in the joining ceremony on 15 April at 7.30pm, at the Suwon World Cup Stadium at half time during the Oilbank K-League 2011 match between Suwon and Kangwon. For this joining ceremony, most of the FC MEN members including Kim Junsu, Kim Hyun Joong and Park Sung Kwang are scheduled to be present.
After the ceremony, FC MEN will be be using the team name “Suwon Bluewings FC MEN” for their future activities. Following the professional teams Maetan High (U-18), Maetan Middle (U-15) and Little Wings (U-12), FC MEN will be the 5th team to participate in activities using the Suwon Bluewings name.
FC MEN was formed last June with the likes of Kim Junsu and Kim Hyun Joong, a soccer team made up of representative Korean idols. Kim Junsu is the team captain, Kim Hyun Joong the vice captain, and Suwon Bluewings’ first choice cum National team goalkeeper Jung Sung-Ryong is the honorary coach for the team.
On 8 April, FC MEN played a friendly match against Miracle FC at the Suwon World Cup Stadium, and attracted over 100 females, gaining a lot of attention. After news of FC MEN joining Suwon Bluewings was announced, there were even female Japanese fans asking about methods to purchase match tickets and other related information, garnering even more attention.
The motivation of FC MEN joining Suwon Bluewings is based on the team’s love for both soccer and the Suwon Bluewings, and also contributes to the social development of the K-League and Suwon City. On 24 April FC MEN will be participating in an exhibition match against Incheon Design High School (Girl’s Soccer Team) at the Big Bird Stadium during the home game against Gyeongnam FC game, showing their soccer abilities to their fans.
(T/N: Big Bird Stadium = Suwon World Cup Stadium)