Kim Eun-joong’s 21 players heading to Argentina have been confirmed.
The Korea Football Association announced on the 5th the final list of the Korean national football team to participate in the FIFA U-20 World Cup.
The tournament will open in Argentina on the 21st (hereafter Korean time), and Korean coach Kim Eun-joong is holding the baton.
The final 21 entries consisted of 17 K-League players, 2 university players, and 2 players playing in Europe. First of all, 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), have not changed. all have been named
Here, Park Seung-ho (Incheon United), Lee Seung-joon (FC Seoul), Lee Ji-han (Freiburg/Germany), Lee Chan-wook (Gyeongnam FC), and Choi Ye-hoon (Busan), who have not participated in the U-20 Asian Cup, have stood out in the recent two domestic training sessions. I-Park) was also called by director Kim Eun-joong. ㅋㅋㅋ벳
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 older brother Lee Tae-seok (2019 U-17 World Cup). Lee Eul-yong’s family is the first in Korea for his father and two sons to compete in a FIFA tournament.
Meanwhile, Kim Eun-joong is summoned to Paju NFC on the evening of the 6th and departs on the 7th. Afterwards, Kim Eun-joong, who trains for 10 days in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and has a practice match with a local club team, plans to move to Mendoza, Argentina, where all three group matches will be held on the 17th. Korea, which belongs to Group F, will play group matches against France on the 23rd, Honduras on the 26th, and Gambia on the 29th.
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.