Referee Kim Jong-hyuk participated in the FIFA U20 World Cup, ‘the only one in Korea’…VAR

Referee Kim Jong-hyuk is the only Korean referee to participate in the 2023 FIFA U20 World Cup.

On the 21st, the International Football Federation (FIFA) confirmed the list of referees who will be active in the 2023 FIFA U20 World Cup held in Argentina. 25 referees, 38 assistant referees, and 18 VAR referees will be on the U20 World Cup stage.” Referee Kim Jong-hyeok, who is in charge of international referee and full-time K-League referee, was named on the list of VAR referees.

“I look forward to the U20 World Cup in Argentina. Argentina is a great place to host the U20 World Cup.” “This is the first FIFA tournament to be held after the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. This U20 World Cup will be an opportunity for referees.”

Massimo Bussaka, FIFA refereeing director, pledged to run the tournament successfully, saying, “We have gathered the best referees from all over the world to reflect FIFA’s judging philosophy.”

The 2023 FIFA U20 World Cup kicks off in Argentina on May 20. It is the next tournament after the U20 World Cup held in Poland in 2019. At the time, Korea, led by coach Jeong Jeong-yong, took the runner-up. 토토사이트

The draw ceremony for this tournament will be held at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland on the afternoon of the 21st. Korea was assigned to Port 2. Pot 2 included Brazil, England, New Zealand, Ecuador and Colombia. Japan, Uzbekistan and Iraq belonged to Port 3.

The Republic of Korea U20 soccer team, led by coach Kim Eun-joong, announced a 26-member roster on the 20th. They will participate in the U20 national team training held at the Paju National Training Center (NFC) from the 24th to the 26th. The U20 national team will play friendly matches against Incheon United on the 25th and Incheon National University on the 26th.

Kim Eun-joong, coach of the U-20 national team, said, “Since the K-League is currently in progress, the players who cooperated with the team were selected first.” do,” he said. The final list will be announced at a later date.

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