South Korea Tier 2

K League 2

League Guide & Facts


  • The second tier of South Korean football

  • 10 teams play each other 4 times (36 games)

Promotion

  • 1st place automatically promoted

  • 2nd qualify for playoff final

  • 3rd & 4th qualify for playoff semi final

Relegation

  • No relegation

Other

  • Maximum of 5 foreign players

  • Maximum of 4 foreign players (not including Southeast Asian players)

  • Clubs cannot sign non-Korean Goalkeepers

  • At least 1 goalkeeper must be on the bench.

  • The match squad must have at least 2 under-22 players. (Born after 1/1/1999) (Players on international duty count towards rule)

  • There must be at least 1 under-22 player in the starting 11. (Born after 1/1/1999) (Players on international duty count towards rule)


Location Of Teams


Suggested* Additional Nations To Load

Asian Journeyman


*As always this is only a suggestion, the leagues listed are in order of importance, feel free to run as many or as little leagues as you think your system can handle. The setup above gives a nice regional feel.

It is advisable however to run as many top tier leagues of major nations as you can to keep the continental club competitions competitive


Media Prediction, Board Expectations and Title Odds


*Your odds and board expectations may vary slightly from save to save


Football Manager 2022 - K League 2

Club Culture


Football Manager 2022 - K League 2

Facilities

Facilities Explained

Training Facilities

The better the training facilities the more chance (already visible) players will develop.

Here are the facilities ranking from worst to best -

  • Poor

  • Basic

  • Below Average

  • Adequate

  • Average

  • Good

  • Great

  • Excellent

  • Superb

  • State of the Art


Youth Facilities

The training facilities available for Juniors (only).

Does NOT apply to visible players already at the club. All visible players currently at the club use Training Facilities regardless of age.

In theory the better these facilities the greater your players will be developed on the day of intake. But there are a lot of factors at play.

Here are the facilities ranking from worst to best -

  • Poor

  • Basic

  • Below Average

  • Adequate

  • Average

  • Good

  • Great

  • Excellent

  • Superb

  • State of the Art


Junior Coaching

The quality and quantity of unseen youth coaches that affects the quality of players in your youth intake

Junior coaching is ranked as follows from worst to best -

  • Basic

  • Fairly Basic

  • Average

  • Adequate

  • Good

  • Excellent

  • Exceptional


Youth Recruitment

This determines how large a pool of players your team can recruit from. It is the size of your recruitment network. It increases your chances of getting the best young players from your area, nation and beyond.

Some clubs of course will have no youth recruitment at all, which means no youth intakes.

Recruitment is ranked as follows from worst to best -

  • Limited

  • Basic

  • Fairly Basic

  • Average

  • Adequate

  • Good

  • Excellent

  • Exceptional



Ansan


Anyang


Asan FC



Bucheon 1995


Busan


Daejeon



Gimcheon

Unmanageable

Gyeongnam


Jeonnam



Seoul E-Land