South Korea beats Nigeria 1-0 in the Suwon tournament

In a tournament that will serve as a preparation for the Olympic football tournament, South Korea has beaten Nigeria 1-0.

The other two teams participating in the tournament are Danemark and Honduras. All the four teams are qualified for the Olympics football tournament.

The match started well for South Korea with their first shot on target coming only after 50 seconds. However, Lee Chang-min’s strike was off target, but the host country continued to keep control of the game.

Uli Stielike gives more Importance to practicality

The Korean players, who play their Football in the top tiers in European countries, you would normally believe that they are straight in the national squad just because of the reputation of the clubs they are part of.

But, in the reign of Uli Stielike, from what he has hinted, it seems the practicality will be given more importance than reputation.

South Korea set a new clean sheet record

South Korea has set a new record when it comes to clean sheet when they beat Thailand 1-0 in a friendly match. This is now the eight matches in a row that South Korea has not conceded a goal and would want to continue it in their next game.

The previous record which stands at seven matches in a row was achieved twice in 1978 and 1989.

Uli Stielik claims that he is not looking beyond the upcoming World Cup qualifiers

South Korea manager Uli Stielike claims that he is not looking beyond the upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

The South Korean FA is reportedly looking to schedule some high profile friendlies in June. Even though the European Championship 2016 will be underway, South Korea have a number of opponents that they would like to play.

Uli Stielike’s stint in charge of South Korea has been outstanding

It’s been around 1 year and 4 months since Uli Stielike was appointed as the head coach of the South Korean national football team and so far it has been a very impressive period of time for the German coach as he has collected a string of victories and only suffered a few amount of defeats.

2015 has undoubtedly been a memorable year for the South Korean national football team after securing 16 games from their total 20 which were played.

Uli Stielike believes his boys played up to his expectations in 2015

Uli Stielike believes his boys played up to his expectations in 2015.

Stielike was given the charge of South Korea post the previous World Cup which was hugely disappointing for the team.

The Reds had suffered two defeats in the initial phase of the tournament itself and had got eliminated.

Hong Myung-Bo, the then manager had to bear the consequences as he had been handed the axe straightaway and Stielike was slotted in.

Ji-Sung Park not slowed down

It’s been almost one year since Ji-Sung Park announced his retirement from playing competitive football but the player hailing from South Korea has not slowed down in any way as he has a number of projects which keep him busy even if that is outside of the playing grounds.

The South Korean man was named as the official ambassador of Manchester United on October of 2014 as he will be working alongside Sir.Bobby Charlton and Bryan Robson. He also played an important role in an event that involved having children from local schools in Seoul being given a lifetime VIP trip to Old Trafford.

Uli Stielike wants Team to have New Options

South Korea’s coach Uli Stielike says that he wants the team to have new options going into the match against Uzbekistan in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

After having been appointed as the national team’s new coach just after a disappointing World Cup 2014,Uli Stielike managed to guide the team to the brink of the AFC Championship. Host nation Australia managed to defeat South Korea 2-1 in the final, but that aside, the team has been brilliant. This gives South Korea a lot of hope going into the World Cup 2018 qualifiers, which has just begun in the Asian region.

South Korea entered in Semi Finals of Asian Cup

South Korea has entered the semi-finals of the Asian Cup thanks to two goals which was scored by the 22 year old attacker Son Heung-Min after the team of UliStielike defeated Uzbekistan in the quarter-finals match which was played at the AAMI Park in Australia.

Uzbekistan almost managed to score an early goal after OdilAhmedov delivered a cross over to his teammate LutfullaTuraev who just wasn’t able to connect with the ball as he failed to reach the ball.

Fernando Torres happily moved to San Siro

Fernando Torres has made it clear that nobody forced him to go to San Siro. He made that call himself.

There have been talks that Jose Mourinho, the manager of Torres’ parent club Chelsea, forcefully placed the Spanish striker on loan to Milan.

As per Torres, Mourinho has never treated him rudely. His relationship with the Portuguese manager is quite fine.
Talking to the reporters yesterday, “Jose’s behaviour towards me has been good. I don’t have any complains. As far as me moving to Milan is concerned, it was my own decision. I wasn’t forced.”

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