The final 21-member roster of the Korean men’s youth soccer team led by coach Kim Eun-joong has been confirmed.
Kim Eun-joong will participate in the FIFA U-20 World Cup, which opens in Argentina on the 21st.
The final 21 entries consisted of 17 K-League players, 2 university players, and 2 players playing in Europe. 16 players who participated in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-20 Asian Cup last March, including captain Lee Seung-won (Gangwon FC), Kang Seong-jin (FC Seoul), Bae Jun-ho (Daejeon Hana Citizen), and Kim Ji-su (Seongnam FC), were selected again. .
Park Seung-ho (Incheon United), Lee Seung-jun (FC Seoul), Lee Ji-han (Germany Freiburg), Lee Chan-wook (Gyeongnam FC), Choi Ye-hoon (Busan I-Park) It was also chosen by director Kim Eun-joong.
In particular, Lee Seung-jun set a record for participating in FIFA-sponsored competitions following his father Lee Eul-yong (2002 2006 World Cup) and his older brother Lee Tae-seok (2019 U-17 World Cup). Lee Eul-yong’s family is the first in Korea for a father and two sons to compete in a FIFA tournament.
The team will convene at Paju NFC on the evening of the 6th and depart on the 7th. They train for 10 days in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and play a practice match against a local club team. On the 17th, they plan to move to Mendoza, Argentina, where all three group matches will be held. Korea, which belongs to Group F, will play group matches against France on the 23rd, Honduras on the 26th, and Gambia on the 29th.
ㅋㅋㅋ벳 This tournament is Korea’s 16th FIFA U-20 World Cup finals. In the most recent tournament, the 2019 Polish tournament, Lee Kang-in (Mallorca), who won the Golden Ball, recorded the best ever runner-up.
<2023 Argentina FIFA U-20 World Cup final entry (21 players)>
-GKs: Junhong Kim (Sangmu Kim), Hyunho Moon (Asan Chungnam), Junghoon Kim (Korea University)
-DF: Jisoo Kim (Seongnam FC), Changwoo Park (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors), Bae Seo Jun (Daejeon Hana Citizen), Lee Chan-wook (Gyeongnam FC), Cho Young-kwang (FC Seoul), Choi Ye-hoon (Busan I-Park), Hwang In-taek (Seoul E-Land), Choi Seok-hyeon (Dankook University) -MF: Lee Seung-won (Gangwon FC), Bae Jun-ho (Daejeon Hana Citizen
) ), Kim Yong-hak (Portimonense), Kang Sang-yoon (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors), Kang Sung-jin, Lee Seung-jun (FC Seoul), Park Hyun-bin (Incheon United), Lee Ji-han (Freiburg