Park, Gavilán, and Souza Leave Kitchee
Kitchee confirm that Park Jun-heong, Manuel Gavilán, and Wellingsson de Souza have left the Club upon the expiry of their contracts.
Joining the Club in December 2019, Park made a total of 44 appearances and scored 1 goal in all competitions. The Korean defender played 21 games last season, providing a solid defensive display which helped the team secure the ticket to the 2022 ACL Group Stage. He won the Hong Kong Premier League twice, and the Sapling Cup once in the 2019-20 season.
Gavilán made a total of 31 appearance, during which he scored 11 goals and provided 8 assists for the Club since joining the Club in 2020. He was the second most prolific player in the team for the 2020-21 league season, helping the team to win the title and progress to next year’s historic ACL run. The Spanish striker has won 2 league titles with the Club.
Souza made a total of 31 appearance for the Club in his 3 seasons with the Club. Holding an impressive tally of 14 goals and 7 assists, Souza was influential in the team’s success in the 2019-20 season, where he ended up being the team’s top scorer in the league and in the Sapling Cup. He has won 2 league titles and a Sapling Cup during his time in the Club.
Everybody at Kitchee thanks all departing players for their contributions and wishes them the best of luck for the future.