South Korea’s under-20 (U-20) 토토사이트soccer team defender Bae Seo-joon (20, Daejeon Hana Citizen) revealed his calm determination to participate in the U-20 World Cup.
The Korean national under-20 (U-20) team, led by coach Kim Eun-joong, will play the first leg of Group F of the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup group stage against France in Mendoza, Argentina at 3:00 am on the 23rd (Korean time).
Korea, which belongs to the same group as France, Honduras and Gambia, aims to advance directly to the round of 16 tournament by finishing in second place in the group. Even if you finish in 3rd place, you can advance to the round of 16 if you place in the top 4 out of the top 3 in each group.
South Korea, led by coach Jeong Jeong-yong, made history by advancing to the final of the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup held in Poland. Lee Kang-in (22, Mallorca), who was a member of Valencia at the time, made a success by winning the Golden Ball, the MVP of the tournament, but unfortunately lost 1-3 to Ukraine.
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Bae Seo-joon, who experienced the 1st team stage in a match against Gyeongnam FC in May last year, expressed his feelings before the first game through the Korea Football Association, “I am excited and nervous. I am not worried because I have prepared so far.”
Bae Seo-joon, who recalled Kim Jin-soo (Jeonbuk Hyundai) of the A national team at the Qatar World Cup, emphasized, “I want to become a player who works hard and silently supports the team, just as Kim Jin-soo showed in the World Cup.” In addition, Bae Seo-joon asked fans to support him, saying, “I will do my best, so please support me a lot.