Hwang Sun-Hong has been drawn in Group B for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-23 Asian Cup 2024 in Qatar next April.
South Korea was drawn into Group B (Korea, Japan, China, UAE) and will face Japan in the group stage of the U-23 Asian Cup at the Wyndham Doha Hotel in Doha, Qatar on Wednesday (Jan. 23).
The first through third place finishers in the tournament will qualify for the Paris Olympics.
Group A is made up of hosts Qatar, Australia, Jordan and Indonesia, while Group C features Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Thailand and Tajikistan.
Group D consisted of Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Kuwait, and Malaysia.
The first- and second-place finishers from each group will compete in the quarterfinals, with first- through third-place finishers advancing directly to the Paris Olympics.
Fourth-place finishers will play a playoff against a Confederation of African Football (CAF) member nation. 호텔카지노
Coach Hwang Sun-hong, who will be looking to qualify for his 10th consecutive Olympic Games, said through the Korea Football Association, “We are in a relatively difficult group, and we can’t let our guard down.
We will do our best to prepare and try to reach the final tournament.”