Australia will be taking on South Korea in a friendly match on Wednesday night at Hwaseong. The Australian national team manager Holger Osieck has said that it will be an extremely important match for both teams given that it helps them gauge the level of performance against a very good opposition.
The QPR owner Tony Fernandes has issued a statement publicly backing the underfire midfielder Park Ji sung, who has come under criticism of late following a string of poor performances.
The former Hoops midfielder Lee Cook has suggested that the QPR midfielder Park Ji sung has not been performing well for the London club since moving from Manchester United in the summer. He has also criticised the South Korean midfielder for moving to the capital for one final payday more than anything else.
The South Korean national team manager Hong Myung-bo is of the opinion that Park Jong-woo should be allowed to get his bronze medal as a result of South Korea lifting the medal at the London Olympics 2012 football tournament.
The South Korean national team was not one of the favourites to win the gold medal, but they did well at the competition to lift the bronze medal. However, the player Park Jong-woo has not been allowed to receive his medal by the country after he voiced his opinions about the territorial problems between South Korea and Japan.
South Korea national team manager Choi Kang-Hee has said that his team should play a little more adventurous football when they take on Lebanon in the second World Cup qualifying match in Goyang.
South Korea managed a very convincing 4-1 win over Qatar. As a result, they have gained strong foothold in the final qualification round. However, manager Choi Kang-Hee has said that the game against Lebanon will certainly not be as easy as the match against Qatar given that they are likely to play on the counter-attack and defend a lot.
The South Korean national football team will not be featuring Arsenal striker Park Chu-Young for the next three matches against Spain, Lebanon, and Qatar.
South Korea managed to booked their place in the next round of the World Cup qualifiers after securing a 2-0 win over Kuwait recently.
Saudi Arabia – who are currently managed by former Barcelona coach Frank Rijkaard, though, were not as lucky as South Korea, as they failed to progress into the next round. South Korea have become one of the major sides in the world right now.
South Korea's K-League will be undergoing massive changes over the next few months in order to strengthen the quality of the league, which has been facing an alarming drop over the last few years.
South Korea's K-League once used to be the strongest league in Asia, but it was recently overtaken by the Japanese J-League. One of the reasons attributed towards this drop-in strength has been the lack of promotion and relegation within the division. As a result, it has not only lowered the quality of the players, but has also introduced match fixing within the players and referees as well.
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