The first opponent of the national soccer team’s A-match held in Korea in March has been decided by Colombia.
The Korea Football Association (KFA) announced on the 6th that it will hold a friendly A match against the Colombian national team on March 24th. The venue and kickoff time have not yet been confirmed.
As a result, the match against Colombia is expected to be the debut match for the newly appointed coach of the Korean national team. 카지노
The opponent for the second match of A-match, which will be held on March 28th, is currently under discussion and will be selected from among South American countries.
During this period, European and African countries have scheduled continental championship qualifiers, and most North and Central American countries play Nations League matches, so the Korea Football Association has been negotiating matches with South American countries.
Since the two friendly matches to be held in March will be held during the A-match period set by FIFA, even foreign players can be summoned.
Colombia ranked 17th in the FIFA rankings announced last December, 8 places higher than Korea, which is ranked 25th. In the South American qualifiers for the World Cup in Qatar, it failed to advance to the finals by finishing in 6th place.
Korea and Colombia have played 7 A matches so far, and Korea leads with 4 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss. The most recent confrontation was a friendly match held four years ago at the Seoul World Cup Stadium in March 2019, with goals from Son Heung-min and Lee Jae-seong won by South Korea 2-1.
Famous players of the Colombia national team led by Argentinian coach Nesto Lorenzo include James Rodriguez (32, Olympiacos), Davinson Sanchez (27, Tottenham), Luis Diaz (26, Liverpool), Juan Cuadrado (35, Juventus). etc.