Challenge to ’10 Consecutive Olympic Games’ For The First Time in History Without Going Abroad

I’m going to Turkiye for off-season training ahead of the final qualifying round in April
You have to be in the top 3 at the U-23 Asian Cup to go straight to the finals
Of the 27 convened, 26 were domestic “Together until the final preliminaries.”
Hwang Sun-hong, who is trying to advance to the Olympic finals for the first 10 consecutive times in history, left for off-season training ahead of the final qualifying round and began to harden in earnest.

According to the Korea Football Association (KFA) on the 14th, the Olympic national soccer team will hold off-season training in Antalya, Turkiye, from the 13th to February 3rd in preparation for the 2024 Under-23 (U-23) Asian Cup.

You have to be in the top 3 of the U-23 Asian Cup to go straight to the finals

The 2024 U-23 Asian Cup, which will take place in Qatar from April to May, is the final preliminary match for Asia for the Paris Olympics. Korea was formed in Group B along with Japan, the United Arab Emirates and China at a draw in November last year. Korea needs to be in the top three in this year’s event to advance to the finals of the Paris Olympics. If Korea ends up in fourth place, it has to decide whether it will advance to the finals through an intercontinental playoff with an African team. If Korea advances to the finals of the Paris Olympics, it will be the first country in the world to advance to the finals for the 10th consecutive Olympics.

“We don’t have much time until the final qualifying round, so off-season training is important,” Olympic soccer team coach Hwang Sun-hong told reporters at Incheon International Airport on Wednesday. “Confidence is very important in soccer,” Hwang said. “We have many strong teams, but we also have competitiveness. We can lead to a good result when we have confidence to win and subdue the opponent at any time.”

26 out of 7 are Korean… There are a lot of players who have already been excluded from military service

Unlike the Asian Cup national team, which has been dominated by overseas players, the Olympic team has 26 players in the K-League, except Hwang In-taek (Estoril). As the competition overlaps with the European season, it is not easy to join overseas players, so the list of call-ups is not expected to be much different from now even during the final qualifying round. “The issue of joining players who are active overseas is virtually zero-base,” coach Hwang said. “The players who are participating in the call-up are likely to go to the final qualifying round.”

As the Olympics are a matter of military service benefits like the Asian Games, there are also concerns that motivation may be weak for Kim Jung-hoon, Ko Young-joon, Ahn Jae-joon and Hwang Jae-won, who have already won gold medals at the Hangzhou Asian Games. “As a national team, you don’t wear the Taegeuk mark on your chest just for one reason,” coach Hwang said. “When you get the opportunity, you have to always play with the mindset of representing your country, and I think the athletes will act accordingly because the Olympics are a competition where motivation can be fully prepared.” 메이저 토토사이트