All posts tagged "Brazil"

  • World Cup
    Nobody does World Cup like South Korea

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil is only 11 days away. The international soccer tournament turns night to day and pretty much everything else upside down in South Korea, and the World Cup fever is starting to...

    • Posted June 1, 2014
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  • Hong
    Younger but more experienced S. Korea should be competitive at World Cup

    By Yoo Jee-ho/Yonhap When announcing South Korea’s 23-man squad on Thursday for this year’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil, head coach Hong Myung-bo said his players may be young, but they don’t necessarily lack experience. And Korean...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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  • ki
    Will Ki Sung-yueng be ready for World Cup?

    Ki Sung-yueng, perhaps the best free-kicker on the South Korean National Soccer team, has asked his English club to allow him to return home before the end of the current season to recover from a knee injury,...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Korean manager Hong Myung-bo. (Korea Times file)
    It’s all Greek to him

    Greece match critical in shaping Hong Myung-bo’s World Cup lineup By Kim Tong-hyung With the World Cup less than 100 days away, Korea manager Hong Myung-bo has arrived at perhaps the most critical moment in preparation. Korea’s...

    • Posted March 3, 2014
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  • Oribe Perralta traps, turns, and scores in one motion to give Mexico 1-0 lead. (Yonhap)
    Korean soccer team returns after “unsuccessful” trip to U.S.

    (Yonhap) After completing an unsuccessful training camp in the buildup to the FIFA World Cup, the South Korean men’s national football team returned home from the United States on Monday, with players vowing to improve themselves in their...

    • Posted February 3, 2014
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  • National football team poised to head to Brazil for training (yonhap)
    National football team heads to Brazil for training

    (Yonhap) The national football team is scheduled to depart for Brazil later Monday to set up its first pre-World Cup training camp in the South American country. Head coach Hong Myung-bo will lead a squad of 23 players...

    • Posted January 13, 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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