All posts tagged "kfa"

  • Lee Woon-jae (Yonhap, file)
    Former World Cup star to be national team goalkeeper coach

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff If you ever saw Lee Woon-jae in action, or even during practice, this is a no-brainer. The man who was the goalkeeper for  the semifinalist South Korean soccer team at...

    • Posted March 11, 2016
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  • Chung Mong-gyu (Yonhap)
    KFA chief’s visit to North Korea raises hope for soccer friendlies

    By Nam Hyun-woo Korea Football Association (KFA) President Chung Mong-gyu will visit North Korea to attend the East Asian Football Federation (EAFF) Executive Committee meeting this weekend, raising hopes for football exchanges between the two Koreas. Chung...

    • Posted September 16, 2015
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  • Jung Mong-kyu (Yonhap)
    S. Korea’s football chief files candidacy for FIFA Executive Committee

    By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL (Yonhap) — Chung Mong-gyu, president of the Korea Football Association (KFA), has registered his candidacy for a seat on the FIFA Executive Committee, the domestic football governing body said Tuesday. The KFA said...

    • Posted February 17, 2015
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  • Cha Du-ri (Yonhap)
    Send-off ceremony for Cha Du-ri planned for next month

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A retirement ceremony for South Korean football defender Cha Du-ri will be held next month during a friendly match in Seoul, officials said Wednesday. South Korea is scheduled to host Uzbekistan on March 27...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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  • uli
    Experts ‘underwhelmed’ by Stielike

    By Kim Tae-jong The Korean Football Association (KFA) picked former Swiss team coach and German national player Uli Stielike as head coach of the national team, last week. “Uli Stielike will lead the national team through the...

    • Posted September 8, 2014
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  • Bert Van Marwijk
    Korea after another Dutch football coach

    Guus Hiddink (2001-2002),  Johannes Bonfrere (2004-2005), Dick Advocaat (2005-2006), Pim Verbeek (2006-2007). Koreans love Dutch football, and it looks like they’re going after another Dutch manager for their national team. This time it’s Bert van Marwijk, best known for leading the...

    • Posted August 6, 2014
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  • kfa200
    South Korean football decides to hire foreign head coach

    (Yonhap) — South Korea will seek to hire a foreign head coach to fill the vacancy on the men’s senior national football team, the sport’s technical director said Thursday. Lee Yong-soo, who was named the new head...

    • Posted July 31, 2014
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