South Korea in the World Cup Finals, World Cup Reports, World Cup Squad.
World Cup Appearances:
France 1998 was South Korea's 5th appearance in the World Cup Finals.
Best World Cup Performance:
South Korea can often prove troublesome to the favourites as they battle on valiantly but
have yet to get out of the Group Stage.
13th June: vs. Mexico
(1:3) in Lyon.
20th June: vs. Holland
(0:5) in Marseilles.
25th June: vs. Belgium
(1:1) in Paris.
The co-host of the next World Cup, in 2002, managed to earn a draw
against Belgium in their last game; although they were already out of the tournament and
had sacked their coach after the second defeat.
Sang Chul Yoo's 71st minute equaliser sent a siren through the Bay of
Mexico. The Mexicans, who were losing 0-2 to the Dutch at the time, clawed back to earn
themselves a draw and qualification ahead of Belgium.
South Korea failed to qualify for the Second Round.
Asian Football Confederation.
Korea Football Association.
1 Byung Ji Kim (Ulsan Hyundai)
22 Dong Myung Seo (Sangmoo)
3 Lim Saeng Lee (Puchon)
4 Young Il Choi (Pusan Daewoo)
5 Min Sung Lee (Pusan Daewoo)
12 Sang Hun Lee (Anyang LG)
13 Tae Young Kim (Chunnam Dragons)
16 Hyung Seok Jang (Ulsan Hyundai)
19 Dae Il Jang (Chunan Ilhwa)
20 Myung Bo Hong (Bellmare Hiratsuka)
2 Sung Yong Choi (Sangmoo)
6 Sang Chul Yoo (Ulsan Hyundai)
7 Do Keun Kim (Chunnam Dragons)
8 Jung Yoon Nac (Breda)
11 Jung Won Seo (Strasbourg)
14 Jong Soo Ko (Suwon Samsung)
15 Sang Yoon Lee (Chunan Ilhwa)
17 Seok Ju Ha (Cerezo Osaka)
9 Do Hoon Kim (Vissel Kobe)
10 Yong Soo Choi (Sangmoo)
18 Sun Hong Hwang (Pohang Steelers)
21 Dong Gook Lee (Pohang Steelers)
Bum Kun Cha.
Brazil, Morocco, Norway, Scotland.
Austria, Cameroon, Chile, Italy.
Denmark, France, Saudi Arabia, South Africa.
Bulgaria, Nigeria, Paraguay, Spain.
Belgium, Holland, Mexico, South Korea.
Germany, Iran, United States, Yugoslavia.
Colombia, England, Romania, Tunisia.
Argentina, Croatia, Jamaica, Japan.
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