‘SON and HWANG to face two European teams in SHIN’s team.
Date : 2018.03.13
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SHIN Taeyong, the Head Coach of Korea Republic National Football Team assembled his best squad three months prior to the World Cup.
Head Coach SHIN, at the press conference on March 12, announced 23 players for two international friendlies in Europe. The roster includes Europe-based players such as SON Heungmin, HWANG Heechan, and KI Sungyueng. KOO Jacheol, thanks to his recent performance, was also called up. The national team is playing against Northern Ireland on March 24 and Poland on March 28.
Out of 8 defenders in the squad, 5 players are from Jeonbuk Hyundai. It is LEE Yong and HONG Jeongho’s first time wearing the red jersey since last March and June respectively. PARK Jooho was long gone from the national team but was able to put his name back on the list after his transfer to Ulsan Hyundai.
<Korea Republic National Football Team Roster for International Friendlies (23 players)>
GK : KIM Sunggyu(Vissel Kobe), KIM Jinhyeon(Cerezo Osaka), JO Hyeonwoo(Daegu FC)
DF : HONG Jeongho, KIM Minjae, KIM Jinsu CHOI Chulsoon, LEE Yong(Jeonbuk Hyundai) JANG Hyunsoo(Tokyo FC) YUN Youngsun, KIM Minwoo(Sangju Sangmu)
MF : KI Sungyueng(Swansea City) JUNG Wooyoung(Vissel Kobe) PARK Jooho(Ulsan Hyundai) LEE Changmin(Jeju UTD) KWON Changhoon(Dijon FCO) KOO Jacheol(Augsburg) LEE Jaesung(Jeonbuk Hyundai) YEOM Kihun(Suwon Samsung)
FW : Jeonbuk Hyundai(Jeonbuk Hyundai) SON Heungmin(Tottenham Hotspur) HWANG Heechan(Salzburg) LEE Keunho(Gangwon FC)
Photo = KFA
Translation = Sungtae Terry Kim