he under-20 (U-20) national team led by coach Kim Eun-joong will begin preparations for the FIFA U-20 World Cup to be held in Argentina in May through convocation training.
The Korea Football Association announced on the 20th the list of 26 players who will participate in the U-20 national team training held at Paju NFC for three days from the 24th.
10 players 메이저놀이터,who participated in the AFC U-20 Asian Cup last March, including Kim Joon-hong, Lee Young-jun (above Kim Cheon Sangmu), Hwang In-taek (Seoul E-Land), and Cho Young-gwang (Seoul), were selected again.
New faces such as Cho Jae-hoon (Pohang), Lee Seung-jun (Seoul), and Jung Ji-hoon (Gwangju) also took the last test opportunity.
The U-20 national team plans to check their skills by playing practice matches against Incheon United on the 25th and Incheon National University on the 26th.
Head coach Kim Eun-joong said, “Since the K-League is currently underway, players who have cooperated with the club were selected first.” .
Meanwhile, the FIFA U-20 World Cup will begin in Argentina on May 20th, and the group draw will be held at FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland on the 21st.
Coach Kim Eun-joong will not be able to attend the group drawing ceremony, but after this call-up training, he will head directly to Argentina to inspect the base camp and stadium. After his return to Korea, the final entry for the tournament is finalized, and it is planned to be convened again in early May.
Director Kim Eun-joong said, “I prepared for the tournament on the premise that it will be held in Indonesia, but suddenly the venue was changed to the other side of the world, so there were many urgent tasks to be solved.” There are difficulties and burdens to prepare for, but I will do my best to prepare.”