South Korea National Team 2022 FIFA World Cup

by John Max Thu Jun,2022
South Korea National Team 2022 FIFA World Cup

Along with Japan, South Korea is the first team to have booked its spot for the 2022 FIFA World Cup from Asia. South Korea has been a regular team in the World cup since 1986. They finished fourth in the 2002 World cup. In February 2022, South Korea qualified after securing a top-two finish in Group A with a 2-0 win over Syria. 

South Korea has been in tremendous form in the last few years. They won EAFF Championship in 2019 and were the runner-up in the 2015 AFC Asian Cup. Japan is drawn into group H along with Portugal, Ghana and Uruguay. They will be having a tough time making it to 16. 

Paulo Bento has been the head coach of the South Korean National football team since 2018. He has led the team in forty-three matches and won twenty-eight with a winning percentage of 65.12. Tottenham Hotspur legend Son Heung-min has been the national team captain since 2018. 

South Korea Football Association has not officially announced the 23 men's squad for the 2022 World Cup, but the probable team is listed below.

Kim Seung-Gyu (Goal Keeper)

Kim Dong-jun (Goal Keeper)

Jo Hyeon-woo (Goal Keeper)

Song Bum-Keun (Goal Keeper)

Lee Yong (Defender)

Kim Jin-su (Defender)

Hong Chu(Defender)

Kim Moon-hwan (Defender)

Jung Seung-hyun (Defender)

Kim Young-gwon (Defender)

Kwon Kyung-won (Defender)

Kim Tae-hwan (Defender)

Cho Yu-min (Defender)

Park Min-Gyu (Defender)

Jung Woo-young (Midfielder)

Hwang In-beom (Midfielder)

Na Sang-ho (Midfielder)

Paik Seung-ho (Midfielder)

Hwang Hee-chan (Midfielder)

Jeong Woo-Yeong (Midfielder)

Song Min-kyu (Midfielder)

Ko Seung-beom (Midfielder)

Kim Jin-kyu (Midfielder)

Kim Dong-Hyun (Midfielder)

Son Heung-min (Forward)

Hwang Ui-jo (Forward)

Cho Gue-sung (Forward)

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