Cesar Hernandez (Spain), the Korean women’s volleyball team coach from Turkiye, mourned the victims of the great earthquake in Turkiye.
Head coach Cesar of the Korean women’s volleyball team attended a New Year’s press conference held on the 11th at the seminar room of the Business Center of the Korea Cartoon Image Promotion Agency in Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province, and asked, “I hope you pray a lot for Turkiye.”
Cesar serves as both the coach of the Korean national team and the coach of the Turkish women’s professional volleyball team, Vakifbank. Cesar initially planned to visit Korea on the 13th with the consent of the Vakifbank club and spend 2 nights and 3 days, but recently returned to Korea as a national mourning period was declared due to the earthquake 메이저놀이터in Turkey. Coach Cesar arrived in Korea on the 10th and held a New Year’s press conference on the same day.
The cumulative death toll exceeded 20,000 as of the 10th due to two strong earthquakes of magnitude 7.8 and 7.5 in Turkey and Syria. Director César, who came from Turkey, greeted the reporters by saying, “Thank you for asking about the situation in Turkey.” Istanbul, where I was, was far from the earthquake, but it was very difficult because there were many people around the earthquake. A lot of people have lost everything.”
Director Cesar continued, “Everyone in the world is helping Turkiye to overcome the current situation. Spain, my home country, is also helping,” he said. “I know that Kim Yeon-kyung is also doing fundraising activities in Korea. Currently in need of help. I hope all of you will pray a lot for Türkiye,” he expressed his condolences.
Director César also mourned the earthquake in Turkiye through his personal SNS five days ago. Along with a photo of the black ribbon, Cesar said, “We express all our prayers and condolences for the affected family. Cheer up. Turkiye will be with us.”
Kim Yeon-kyung, who played an active part in the Turkiye League, also posted a post on social media commemorating the earthquake. She explained in detail how to send donations to Türkiye by Kim Yeon-kyung.
Meanwhile, coach César plans to return to Turkey after watching the Incheon Heungkuk Life Insurance-IBK Industrial Bank match on the 11th and the Jangchung GS Caltex-KGC Ginseng Corporation match on the 12th.