2014.9.30 TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTSFootball
The Taegeuk Warriors, who defeated their biggest rival, Japan, in a quarterfinal match Sunday, will face Thailand in the semifinals at 8 p.m. at Munhak Stadium. Coach Lee Kwang-jong said he will consider using injured 196-centimeter (6-foot-4) striker Kim Shin-wook as a substitute.
Korean players will be searching for medals as they compete in the birthplace of taekwondo. Song Yeong-geon will face Saudi Arabia’s Hani Helal Almutrafi in the men’s under 74-kilogram (163-pound) round of 32 and Park Seon-ah will face Jordan’s Dana Haider Izzat Touran in the women’s under 49-kilogram round of 16 at the Ganghwa Dolmens Gymnasium at 9:30 a.m.
Park Jin-a will face India’s Laishram Sarita Devi in the women’s light semifinal at Seonhak Gymnasium at 2 p.m.
Hwang Jung-soo and Lee Jong-jun will compete in the men’s skeet at 9:30 a.m. at the Gyeonggido Shooting Range.