Kim Yong-hak, Kang Sang-yoon, Kim Ji-soo…Kim Eun-joong, Announcement of 21 final roster for U-20 World Cup

21 players who will head to Argentina have 크크크벳been confirmed.

The Korea Football Association announced on the 5th the final list of men’s youth teams to participate in the FIFA U-20 World Cup. The U-20 World Cup kicks off in Argentina on the 21st (Korean time).

The final 21 entries consisted of 17 K-League players, 2 university players, and 2 players playing in Europe. 16 players who participated in the 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), were selected again.
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 I-Park), who did not participate in the U-20 Asian Cup, but who stood out in the recent two domestic training sessions. ) was also chosen by director Kim Eun-joong.

In particular, Lee Seung-jun set a record for participating in FIFA-sponsored competitions following his older brother Lee Tae-seok (2019 U-17 World Cup) and his father Lee Eul-yong (2002, 2006 World Cup). Lee Eul-yong’s family is the first in Korea for a third-rich man to participate in a FIFA tournament.

The team will convene at Paju NFC on the evening of the 6th and depart on the 7th. After training in Sao Paulo, Brazil for 10 days and having a practice game with a local club team, they plan to move to Mendoza, Argentina, on the 17th, where all three group matches will be held. 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.

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