South Korea reveal squad details for the World Cup qualifiers
National football teams are preparing themselves for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers which are right on the horizon as they will be kicking off on September and every single national side wants to be at their best in order to snatch positive results and book their qualification ticket for the 2018 edition of the worldwide football competition.
South Korea was pitted in group A where they will have to compete against: Iran, Uzbekistan, China PR, Qatar and Syria. The national sides that manage to secure the top spot and the 2nd place will be advancing through the next rounds and this is what all of the nations are aiming to seal.
The opening qualification of South Korea will be taking place on September 1 at the Seoul World Cup Stadium as they face off with China.
"I hope many South Korean fans visit the stadium and support us. We will try to balance between offense and defense." South Korea’s Uli Stielike said as he attempted to motivate the supporters of the Korean national side with hopes of seeing more people attending these types of matches.
Among the squad that the tactician of South Korea Uli Stielike, includes players such as: Hwang Hee-Chan, Son Heung-min, Suk Hyun-Jun, Jang Hyun-Soo and Kwon Chang-Hoon. All of these players except for Hyun-Soo and Kwon Chang-Hoon are offensive performers.
"Along with Jang, Hwang was one of the two players who showed consistent performance throughout the Olympics. China is expected to come up with lockdown defense, but even if there's no space for us, I think Hwang can create good chances with his speed and technique." South Korea’s head coach Uli Stielike said as he talked about a few of his players that he unveiled for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.