All posts tagged "Brazil"

  • Groups E through H are seen on the screen during the draw ceremony for the 2014 soccer World Cup in Costa do Sauipe near Salvador, Brazil, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
    Luck of the (World Cup) Draw

    Koreans are smiling, but  Americans are not By Lee Kyutae Korean soccer fans are smiling, but the Americans are not after the FIFA World Cup drawing on Friday. At a Brazilian resort town, Korea drew  Belgium, Algeria...

    • Posted December 6, 2013
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  • Korean national football team winger Son Heung-min, left, and striker Kim Shin-wook pass each other during a friendly against Russia at Zabeel Stadium in Dubai, Wednesday (KST). Korea lost 2-1. / Yonhap
    Hong Myung-bo finds critical piece in Kim Shin-wook

      The Korean national soccer team has finished its international friendly schedule for 2013 with a 2-1 loss to Russia in Dubai. However, Hong Myung-bo, who replaced a hapless Choi Kang-hee as manager in June, did not come...

    • Posted November 20, 2013
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  • National football team manager Hong Myung-bo
    Korean national team’s frontline experiment continues

    Hong contemplates how to use striker Kim Shin-wook against Russia By Jung Min-ho Let’s get one thing straight: Korea doesn’t have a true, match-winner who can dictate defenses and single-handedly carry the team on world football’s biggest...

    • Posted November 18, 2013
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  • Brazil's Oscar celebrates his goal as South Korea's goalkeeper Jung Sung-ryong, right, reacts during their friendly soccer match at Seoul World Cup Stadium in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Oct.12, 2013. Brazil won 2-0. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
    S. Korea 0-2 Brazil

    (Yonhap) Brazil blanked South Korea 2-0 during their soccer friendly on Saturday, as its brightest stars came through with goals worthy of the highlight reels. Before a record crowd of 65,308 at Seoul World Cup Stadium, FC...

    • Posted October 13, 2013
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  • Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari(left), and Korean skipper Hong Myung Bo will clash on Saturday night in Korea. (Yonhap)
    Hong Myung-Bo Vs. Brazil, Part 2

    Korea to Host Brazil in Highly Anticipated Soccer Friendly on Saturday The last time Hong Myung-Bo faced Brazil, one could certainly argue that the Korean skipper wasn’t all out to win, as he appeared to be gearing up...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • Kim Dong-hyun celebrates after knocking out Erick Silva of Brazil at UFC Fight Night 29 at Jose Correa Arena, Brazil, Thursday (KST). / USA TODAY
    ‘Stun Gun’ Kim Stuns Silva

    Knocks Out Brazillian Opponent in Brazil   By Jung Min-ho Kim Dong-hyun lived up to his ”Stun Gun’’ nickname Thursday (KST) at the UFC Fight Night 29 in Brazil, where he knocked out crowd favorite Erick Silva...

    • Posted October 10, 2013
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