including Seonhong Hwang, Sangbin Jung, and Hyukkyu Kwon
Called in Changwon from the 28th… After training by September 3,
the final list of 23 players is confirmed
Korea Football Association
The Korea Football Association (KFA) has announced a list of 26 members of the Olympic soccer team to prepare for the 2024 Paris Olympics 1st qualifying round and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-23 (U-23) Asian Cup qualifying group B match to be held in September.
The Korea Football Association said on the 22nd, “There are 23 entries for the preliminary round,
but 26 were selected considering variables such as injuries.”
We plan to finalize the 23 members after proceeding with the project.”
The Head Coach
Head coach Hwang Seon-hong, who is in charge of both the Hangzhou Asian Games national team in September and the Olympic national team next year,
based on players active in the overseas and K-League stages, played an active part in the International Football Federation (FIFA) Under-20 (U-20) World Cup in June.
Even the players were included in the call list.
Among the overseas players, Kwon Hyeok-kyu, who recently transferred to Celtic (Scotland), Lee Hyun-joo,
who plays for Been Wiesbaden (Germany 2nd division), and Jung Sang-bin (Minnesota United),
who plays an active role in the United States, were named. 바카라사이트
However, these overseas players will not participate in the call-up training and will join the national team on September 4th if they are included in the final list of 23 players.
Among the members who participated in this year’s U-20 World Cup,
goalkeeper Kim Joon-hong (Gimcheon), Bae Jun-ho (Daejeon), Park Chang-woo (Jeonbuk),
Lee Tae-seok, Kim Shin-jin (Seoul), Um Ji-seong (Gwangju), Kang Yun-gu (Ulsan),
Kim Joo-chan (Suwon), Lee Jin-yong (Daegu), and other key players on the K-League 1 stage were also called by coach Hwang.
The 26 Taegeuk Warriors will be convened in Changwon on the 28th and will train until September 3rd.
Coach Hwang confirms the final list of 23 players after training is over.
The 2024 AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualifier group B match will be held at the Changwon Football Center from September 6 to 12.
Korea will play against Qatar on September 6, Kyrgyzstan on September 9, and Myanmar on September 12.
A total of 16 teams, including the top 4 teams in each group of 11 preliminary rounds,
the top 4 teams in the group 2, and the host country Qatar,
will advance to the 2024 AFC U-23 Asian Cup finals, which will open in Qatar in April next year.
The 2024 AFC U-23 Asian Cup will also serve as the final Asian qualifier for the Paris Olympics.
The 1st to 3rd place teams will secure direct tickets to the Olympics,
the 4th place team will go to Paris to play a playoff against the 4th place team in the final African qualifiers.
Head coach Hwang Seon-hong said through the Football Association,
“I will do my best with the goal of winning all 3 matches because this is the first tournament on the way to the Paris Olympics.”
Meanwhile, the Hangzhou Asian Games team led by Hwang Seon-hong will also train in Changwon from September 4th.
The Asian Games team will train in Changwon until the 12th,
then move to Paju NFC (National Team Training Center) on the 13th,
conduct additional training until the 15th, and depart for China on the 16th.
◇ Olympic 1st qualifying round and AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualifying list (26 people)
Kim Jung-hoon (Jeonbuk)
Kim Jun-hong (Gimcheon)
Baek Jong-beom (Seoul)
Min Kyung-hyeon (Incheon)
Park Chang-woo (Jeonbuk)
Byun Jun-soo (Daejeon)
Tae-seok Lee (Seoul)
Kwon Cho (Gimpo)
Wi-je Jo (Busan)
Hyun-taek Jo (Ulsan)
Kang Yun-goo (Ulsan)
Kang Hyun-muk (Gimcheon)
Kwon Hyuk-gyu (Celtic FC)
Kim Joo-chan (Suwon)
Park Chang-hwan (E-Land)
Bae Jun-ho (Daejeon)
Baek Sang-hoon (Seoul)
Oh Jae-hyuk (Jeonbuk)
Lee Jin-yong (Daegu)
Lee Hyun-joo (Been Wiesbaden)
Um Ji-seong (Gwangju) )
Jeon Byeong-gwan (Daejeon)
Jeong Sang-bin (Minnesota)
Kim Shin-jin (Seoul)
Heo Yul (Gwangju)