Wooyoung Jung, Wonsang Um, etc. can participate in Hangzhou AG… Age limit ‘under 24 years old’

The 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games men’s soccer team age limit has been adjusted.

According to the Korea Sports Association and the Korea Football Association, the Hangzhou Asian Games Organizing Committee recently announced that the age limit for men’s soccer players was ‘born after January 1, 1999’.

The Hangzhou Asian Games were originally scheduled to be held last year, but were postponed due to the Corona 19 pandemic. The age limit for participating players has been adjusted to 24 years old or younger (U-24), as the curtain rises in September of this year. As in the Olympics, the Asian Games men’s soccer has an age limit for players under the age of 23 (U-23), and in this competition, even those born in 1999 can join.

However, up to 3 players per team can be included as wild cards who are not subject to age restrictions. Women’s soccer has no age limit.

It followed the precedent of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. 토토사이트 The Tokyo Games were also held from 2020 to 2021 due to Corona 19. At that time, the age limit was changed from U-23 to U-24.

Coach Hwang Seon-hong, who leads the U23 national team, has a wider range of options. Won-sang Eom (Ulsan Hyundai), Young-wook Cho (Sangmu Kimcheon), Jae-hyeon Ko (Daegu FC), and Woo-young Jung (Freiburg, Germany) ), Hong Hyun-seok (Ghent, Belgium) and others were born in 1999.

Meanwhile, the final entry for this tournament is 22 players, including three goalkeepers, an increase of two from the previous tournament. During the game, players can be replaced from the previous three to a maximum of five (one additional in case of extension) as in the Tokyo Olympics.

The Hangzhou Asian Games will be held from September 23 to October 8. Hwang Sun-Hong will challenge to win three consecutive Asian Games following Incheon in 2014 and Jakarta and Palembang in 2018. Men’s soccer will compete for medals from September 19 to October 7, and women’s from September 25 to October 6.

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