All posts tagged "Algeria"

  • Fans look on during the Korea-Russia match on June 17 at Wilshire Park Plaza. (Park Sang-hyuk / The Korea Times)
    More fans expected in K-town for Algeria game

    As Korea’s second World Cup match approaches, fans are again looking to cheer on the national team from Koreatown in Los Angeles. The Sunday game against Algeria is a crucial one for the Koreans as they look...

    • Posted June 19, 2014
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  • Brazil Soccer WCup Russia South Korea
    “Korea needs more than luck next time”

    A Brazilian journalist says lack of a star player hurts Korea’s chances    South Korea can be considered a traditional team in World Cups but there is a long way to close the gap between them and...

    • Posted June 19, 2014
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  • Belgium's Romelu Lukaku picked up a hat trick against Luxembourg and scored another against Sweden last week. (AP)
    S. Korea’s World Cup opponents peaking at the right time

    Belgium, Russia and Algeria combined for 4-0-1 record last week (Yonhap) — South Korea’s Group H opponents at the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Brazil have collectively gone undefeated in their prep matches for the big tournament,...

    • Posted June 1, 2014
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  • Brazil Soccer WCup Draw
    No easy opponent in Group H for South Korea

              By Yoo Jee-ho / Yonhap When South Korea drew Algeria, Belgium and Russia in Group H at the World Cup draw held in December in Brazil, you could almost hear sighs of...

    • Posted May 12, 2014
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    Bring the heat

    Hong says Korea squad for Brazil World Cup nearly complete By Kim Tong-hyung After spending the past six months fast-tracking the rebuilding of Korea’s national football team, Hong Myung-bo seems anxious to declare the process complete. Talking...

    • Posted January 1, 2014
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  • Expectations just got higher for Hong Myung-bo. (Yonhap)
    Be careful what you wish for!

    With Korea, Belgium, Russia, and Algeria all screaming for joy after the 2014 World Cup draw, something has to give; A favorable drawing also means there are no excuses for not advancing  By Lee Kyutae   Koreans...

    • Posted December 10, 2013
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