Seongnam FC reported that a total of 11 members of the club, five players and six coaching staff, have tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday.
Korea drew with China 2-2 after a hard-fought Olympic qualifier in Suzhou, China on Tuesday. The draw gave China a 4-3 win on aggregate, earning them a spot at the Tokyo Games and sending the Taeguk Ladies home empty-handed.
A heavy depleted Taeguk Warriors squad struggled in their first international friendly of 2021, losing 3-0 to old rivals Japan at Nissan Stadium in Yokahama, Japan, on Thursday evening.
Tottenham Hotspur star and Taeguk Warriors captain Son Heung-min will not join the Korean national team for a friendly against Japan on Thursday, the Korea Football Association (KFA) announced Sunday.
Korean national football team head coach Paulo Bento announced his 24-man roster for next week's friendly against Japan, including injured Tottenham Hotspur striker Son Heung-min despite concerns over his fitness and quarantine procedures.
The Taeguk Warriors will be back in action on March 25, taking on Japan in their first friendly of the year.
Korean football chief Chung Mong-gyu was chosen for his third term at the sport's helm Thursday. The Korea Football Association (KFA) announced Chung will begin his new four-year term on Jan. 27, following ratification by the KSOC.
Korean forward Hwang Hee-chan has tested positive for coronavirus after playing nearly the full 90 minutes against Qatar. Seven Korean players and three staff members have now tested positive.
The KFA announced Beijing Guoan defender Kim Min-jae and Guangzhou Evergrande defender Park Ji-su will not make the trip to Austria for matches against Mexico and Qatar.
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors and Ulsan Hyundai FC played to a 1-1 draw in the first match of the two-legged final at the FA Cup, organized annually by the Korea Football Association (KFA). The second leg will be played at 2 p.m. on Sunday in Jeonju.