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South Korea national under-23 football team

Korea Republic U-23
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Taegeuk Warriors
The Red Devils
Tigers of Asia
Association Korea Football Association
Sub-confederation EAFF (East Asia)
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Head coach Lee Kwang-Jong
Asst coach Choi Moon-Sik
Most caps Lee Ki-Hyung
Kim Do-Heon (40)
Top scorer Lee Dong-Gook (19)
FIFA code KOR
First international
South Korea 5–0  Indonesia
(Masan, South Korea; March 24, 1991)
Biggest win
South Korea 10–0  Philippines
(Seoul, South Korea; May 18, 1991)
Biggest defeat
 Sweden 3–0 South Korea
(Sweden; November 7, 1995)
 Japan 4–1 South Korea
(Tokyo, Japan; September 7, 1999)
 Spain 3–0 South Korea
(Adelaide, Australia; September 14, 2000)
 Italy 3–0 South Korea
(Qinhuangdao, China; August 10, 2008)
 Brazil 3–0 South Korea
(Manchester, United Kingdom; August 7, 2012)
Olympic Games
Appearances 6 (First in 1992)
Best result Bronze Medal (2012)
Asian Games
Appearances 4 (First in 2002)
Best result Gold Medal (2014)
AFC U-22 Championship
Appearances 1 (First in 2013)
Best result Fourth Place (2013)

Korea Republic national under-23 football team represents South Korea at football in the Olympic Games and Asian Games. This team mostly includes under-22 and under-21 squads.

The bronze medal winning team of 2012 Summer Olympics and the gold medal winning team of 2014 Asian Games were granted exemptions from mandatory military service.[1][2]

Contents

  • Tournament records 1
    • Olympic Games 1.1
    • Asian Games 1.2
    • AFC U-22 Championship 1.3
  • Statistics 2
    • Top scorers 2.1
    • Most caps 2.2
  • Recent results 3
  • Coaching staff 4
  • Players 5
    • Current squad 5.1
    • Recent call-ups 5.2
  • Former managers 6
  • See also 7
  • References 8
  • External links 9

Tournament records

Olympic Games

From 1992 Summer Olympics, at the first tournament to be played in an under-23 format.
Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
1992 Round 1 3 0 3 0 2 2
1996 Round 1 3 1 1 1 2 2
2000 Round 1 3 2 0 1 2 3
2004 Quarter-finals 4 1 2 1 8 8
2008 Round 1 3 1 1 1 2 4
2012  Bronze 6 2 3 1 5 5
2016
Total 6/6 22 7 10 5 21 24

Asian Games

From 2002 Asian Games, at the first tournament to be played in an under-23 format.
Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
2002  Bronze 6 5 1 0 17 2
2006 4th 6 4 0 2 9 2
2010  Bronze 7 5 0 2 18 5
2014  Gold 7 7 0 0 13 0
Total 4/4 26 21 1 4 57 9

AFC U-22 Championship

Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
2013 4th 6 3 2 1 8 3
Total 1/1 6 3 2 1 8 3
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
**Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Statistics

Recent results

      Win       Draw       Loss

Friendly

2012 Olympic Preliminary round

2012 Olympic Quarter Final 2012 Olympic Semi Final 2012 Olympic Bronze Medal Match

Coaching staff

Position Name Notes
Manager Lee Kwang-jong
Assistant Manager Choi Moon-sik
Coach Kim Gi-dong
Goalkeeping Coach Lee Woon-jae

Players

Current squad

Players called for the 2014 Asian Games.
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Kim Seung-gyu (1990-09-30) September 30, 1990 Ulsan Hyundai
12 1GK No Dong-geon (1991-10-04) October 4, 1991 Suwon Bluewings
2 2DF Choi Sung-keun (1991-07-28) July 28, 1991 Sagan Tosu
3 2DF Kim Jin-su (1991-03-16) March 16, 1991 TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
4 2DF Kim Min-hyeok (1992-02-17) February 17, 1992 Sagan Tosu
5 2DF Lee Joo-young (1991-03-16) March 16, 1991 Montedio Yamagata
13 2DF Kwak Hae-sung (1991-12-06) December 6, 1991 Seongnam FC
15 2DF Lim Chang-woo (1992-02-13) February 13, 1992 Daejeon Citizen
20 2DF Jang Hyun-soo (1991-09-28) September 28, 1991 Guangzhou R&F
6 3MF Son Joon-ho (1992-05-12) May 12, 1992 Pohang Steelers
7 3MF Ahn Yong-woo (1991-08-10) August 10, 1991 Jeonnam Dragons
8 3MF Park Joo-ho (1987-01-16) January 16, 1987 1. FSV Mainz 05
10 3MF Kim Seung-dae (1991-04-01) April 1, 1991 Pohang Steelers
11 3MF Yun Il-lok (1992-03-27) March 27, 1992 FC Seoul
14 3MF Kim Young-uk (1991-04-29) April 29, 1991 Jeonnam Dragons
17 3MF Lee Jae-sung (1992-08-10) August 10, 1992 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
19 3MF Moon Sang-yoon (1991-01-09) January 9, 1991 Incheon United
9 4FW Lee Yong-jae (1991-06-08) June 8, 1991 V-Varen Nagasaki
16 4FW Lee Jong-ho (1992-02-24) February 24, 1992 Jeonnam Dragons
18 4FW Kim Shin-wook (1988-04-14) April 14, 1988 Ulsan Hyundai

Recent call-ups

The following players have also been called up to the South Korea under-23 squad within the last twelve months.
Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Choi Pil-soo (1991-06-20) June 20, 1991 FC Anyang 2013 AFC U-22 Championship preliminary squad
GK Kim Jin-young (1992-03-02) March 2, 1992 Pohang Steelers 2013 AFC U-22 Championship preliminary squad
GK Cho Hyun-woo (1991-09-25) September 25, 1991 Daegu FC v.  Kuwait, 1 June 2014
GK Kim Kyung-min (1991-11-01) November 1, 1991 Jeju United v.  Kuwait, 1 June 2014
DF Park Sun-ju (1992-03-26) March 26, 1992 Pohang Steelers 2013 AFC U-22 Championship preliminary squad
DF Koo Ja-ryong (1992-04-06) April 6, 1992 Suwon Bluewings 2013 AFC U-22 Championship preliminary squad
DF Sim Sang-min (1993-05-21) May 21, 1993 FC Seoul 2013 AFC U-22 Championship preliminary squad
DF Lee Jae-myung (1991-07-25) July 25, 1991 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors v.  Kuwait, 1 June 2014
DF Hwang Do-yeon (1991-02-27) February 27, 1991 Jeju United v.  Kuwait, 1 June 2014
DF Park Joon-gang (1991-06-06) June 6, 1991 Busan IPark v.  Kuwait, 1 June 2014
DF Lee Hak-min (1991-03-11) March 11, 1991 Gyeongnam FC v.  Kuwait, 1 June 2014
DF Min Sang-gi (1991-08-27) August 27, 1991 Suwon Bluewings v.  Kuwait, 1 June 2014
DF Jung Heon-sik (1991-05-03) May 3, 1991 Gangwon FC v.  Kuwait, 1 June 2014
MF Kim Sun-min (1991-12-12) December 12, 1991 Ulsan Hyundai 2013 AFC U-22 Championship preliminary squad
MF Lee Min-soo (1992-01-11) January 11, 1992 Shimizu S-Pulse 2013 AFC U-22 Championship preliminary squad
MF Han Sung-gyu (1993-01-27) January 27, 1993 Kwangwoon University 2013 AFC U-22 Championship preliminary squad
MF Kim Sun-woo (1993-04-19) April 19, 1993 Ulsan University 2013 AFC U-22 Championship preliminary squad
MF Lee Chang-min (1994-01-20) January 20, 1994 Chungang University 2013 AFC U-22 Championship preliminary squad
MF Kim Kyung-jung (1991-04-16) April 16, 1991 Unattached v.  Kuwait, 1 June 2014
MF Kwon Kyung-won (1992-01-31) January 31, 1992 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors v.  Kuwait, 1 June 2014
MF Hong Dong-hyun (1991-10-30) October 30, 1991 Busan IPark v.  Kuwait, 1 June 2014
MF Song Soo-young (1991-07-08) July 8, 1991 Gyeongnam FC v.  Kuwait, 1 June 2014
MF Park Yong-ji (1992-10-09) October 9, 1992 Ulsan Hyundai v.  Kuwait, 1 June 2014
MF Seo Myeong-won (1995-04-19) April 19, 1995 Daejeon Citizen v.  Kuwait, 1 June 2014
FW Jung Seung-yong (1993-03-25) March 25, 1993 FC Seoul 2013 AFC U-22 Championship preliminary squad
FW Kim Dae-kyung (1993-09-02) September 2, 1993 Suwon Bluewings 2013 AFC U-22 Championship preliminary squad
FW Hwang Ui-jo (1992-08-28) August 28, 1992 Seongnam FC v.  Kuwait, 1 June 2014

Former managers

Year Name Win Draw Lose
1991. 1. ~ 1992. 3. Dettmar Cramer 15 2 1
1992. 3. ~ 1992. 7. Kim Sam-Rak 5 4 2
1994. 8. ~ 1996. 7. Anatoliy Byshovets 17 13 9
1998. 8. ~ 2000. 9. Huh Jung-Moo 24 2 3
2002. 9. ~ 2002. 10. Park Hang-Seo 6 1 0
2002.11. ~ 2004. 8. Kim Ho-Gon 17 5 6
2006. 7. ~ 2007. 8. Pim Verbeek 5 0 1
2007. 8. ~ 2008. 8. Park Seong-Hwa 7 5 1
2009. 12. ~ 2012. 8. Hong Myung-Bo 12 4 4

See also

References

  1. ^ "Footballer to Be Spared Military Service Despite IOC Probe". Chosun Ilbo. 14 August 2012. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Medal instead of military service". The Hankyoreh Media Company. 11 August 2012. Retrieved 4 October 2012. 

External links

  • Korean Football Association - official site (Korean)
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