All posts tagged "fifa"

  • World Cup
    Not without controversy, South Korea opens World Cup camp

    (Yonhap) — South Korea opened its training camp on Monday ahead of this year’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil amid a lingering controversy over the roster selection, as the first batch of nine players from the 23-man...

    • Posted May 12, 2014
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  • World Cup
    S. Korea unveils youthful World Cup squad with few surprises

    (Yonhap) — South Korea announced a youthful squad for this year’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil on Thursday, with few surprises among the 23 players who will take part in football’s grandest extravaganza. Head coach Hong Myung-bo...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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  • hong
    Injuries pile up for South Korea ahead of World Cup

    (Yonhap) — One South Korean World Cup hopeful after another has come down with assorted injuries in recent weeks, a worrisome development that could potentially disrupt the country’s preparation for the summer’s big tournament. When head coach...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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  • The South Korean national soccer team was introduced in one Brazilian newspaper recently as well organized squad with dangerous counter-attack capabilities. (Yonhap)
    S. Korean World Cup soccer roster to be announced Thursday

    By Kim Tong-hyung Korea coach Hong Myung-bo will announce his 23-man World Cup roster Thursday (KST), much earlier than FIFA’s June 2 deadline, the Korea Football Association (KFA) said Friday. Hong, who says he has nearly finalized...

    • Posted May 5, 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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  • Korea vs. Costa Rica match in L.A. is getting a lot of interest from the Hispanic community also as both nations' flags are hanging outside of one local soccer shop. (Park Sang-hyuk)
    Korea vs. Costa Rica TODAY in L.A.

    5 p.m. at Memorial Coliseum    South Korea will play its first international football match of 2014 today against Costa Rica on Saturday in Los Angeles. It’s the first of three contests scheduled against FIFA World Cup participants...

    • Posted January 25, 2014
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  • Korean national soccer team is coming to Los Angeles.
    “Show them where Koreatown is”

    Korea vs. Costa Rica soccer in L.A.   Saturday, Jan. 25 at L.A. Coliseum Tickets go on sale at The Korea Times on Jan. 10    The Korea Football Association has announced that their National ‘A’ Team,...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
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