The debut stage of ‘Bento’s successor’ is Ulsan… Confirmed to hold Colombia match on March 24
The new head coach who will lead the Korean men’s national soccer team will make his debut in Ulsan.
The Korea Football Association (KFA) said on the 9th, “On March 24, the first leg of a friendly A match between Colombia and the national team will be held at Ulsan Munsu Soccer Stadium. decided to hold it in
The KFA added, “It is the first time in four years that the national team A match is held in Ulsan since the friendly match against Bolivia in March 2019.”
KFA is looking for a successor to coach Bento, who put down the national team’s lead at the end of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. It has not been decided who will be entrusted with it yet, but the opponent and venue for the 토토사이트debut have been confirmed as Colombia and Ulsan, respectively.
The opponent for the second A match to be held in March is still under discussion. However, it will be decided among South American countries. During this period, European and African countries have scheduled continental championship qualifiers, and most North and Central American countries play Nations League matches, so the Korea Football Association has been negotiating matches with South American countries.
Since these two friendly matches will be held during the A-match period set by the International Football Federation (FIFA), all foreign players such as Son Heung-min and Kim Min-jae can be summoned. Colombia ranked 17th in the FIFA rankings announced last December, 8 places higher than Korea, which is ranked 25th. In terms of overall record, Korea leads with 4 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss.
The most recent confrontation was a friendly match held at the Seoul World Cup Stadium in March 2019, four years ago, and South Korea won 2-1 with goals from Heung-Min Son and Jae-Sung Lee.