Korea took a comfortable 5-1 victory in a friendly against Iceland in Turkey on Saturday, showing off good teamwork ahead of the two upcoming World Cup qualifiers.
Korean national football team head coach Paulo Bento announced the 26-man roster for the two upcoming friendlies against Iceland and Moldova to be held January in Turkey.
The Korean women's football team beat New Zealand 2-1 in their first friendly at Goyang Stadium in Gyeonggi on Saturday.
After beating Iraq in the second leg of the third round of the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 Qatar World Cup on Tuesday, Korea now stands at 33rd in the FIFA rankings, the third highest Asian country.
Korea heads to Doha, Qatar, to play the second leg of the third round of Asian qualifiers for the 2022 Qatar World Cup on Tuesday, in second place of group A.
Ahead of the national team's fixture against the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, Paulo Bento announced that Wolverhampton Wanderers forward Hwang Hee-chan will take point at the front of the lineup as Hwang Ui-jo remains out with an injury.
Korea heads into the latest run of Asian qualifiers for the 2022 Qatar World Cup sitting relatively comfortably in second place in Group A with two wins and two draws, having beaten Lebanon and Syria and drawn with Iraq and Iran.
Korea defeated Syria 2-1 in the third round of qualifiers for the 2022 Qatar World Cup at Ansan Wa Stadium in Ansan, Gyeonggi on Thursday evening.
Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min was named to the EA Sports FIFA team of the week on Thursday, joining the top 23 players picked from league's around the world as part of the FIFA 22 video game.
Park Hang-seo and the Vietnamese national squad are currently competing in the third round of Asian qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup as the underdog southeast Asian side continues its push to earn its first ticket to the biggest stage in football.