S. Korean men’s Olympic football team returns home in glory after earning ticket to Olympics


South Korea’s under-23 football squad
returned home after securing a ticket to the upcoming Olympics the head coach
announced the young tiger warriors goal is to do better than the 2012 London
Games bronze finish I’m giong shares with us his remarks the South Korean
men’s under-23 football team returned home from Thailand on Tuesday after
earning their spot at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics they won the Asian Football
Confederation under-23 championship in Thailand to qualify for Tokyo 2020 as
one of the top three teams in the tournament South Korea won all six
matches in the under-23 championship scoring a total of 10 goals and
conceding just three the team came top of their group then beat jordan and
australia before edging out South Arabia and one nil in the final on Sunday to
win the title head coach ki mcbomb said on Tuesday that he wishes to go one
better than the bronze medal that South Korea won at the London 2012 Olympics
our goal at this year’s Summer Games in Tokyo is to top the bronze medal from
London 2012 records are made to be broken during the AFC u23 championship
kim was praised for his leadership and tactical flexibility each of the 21
outfield players saw action as he constantly rotated his lineup he
credited his players for carrying out the gameplan for every match everyone in
the team plays really hard so I was confident that we wouldn’t lose to
anyone no matter which of the players played I had faith in my players so I
was able to change the starting lineup from match to match South Korea will be
competing at their ninth consecutive Olympics a run that started at the solar
1988 games Kim’s team members will go back to their own club sites but will be
summoned again in March for the selection of the national team for the
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