Korea lost their final pre-Olympic tuneup match 2-1 to France on Friday at Seoul World Cup Stadium in Seoul, throwing away a late lead in the dying few minutes of the game.
The Korean U-23 squad held Argentina to a 2-2 draw in a pre-Olympic friendly on Tuesday at Yongin Mireu Stadium in Yongin, Gyeonggi.
All stadiums in the greater Seoul area will close to fans on Monday as the government raises the social distancing level to the most stringent Level 4.
U-23 football team head coach Kim Hak-bum announced his final 18-man roster for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics including the three wildcards — Kwon Chang-hoon, Hwang Ui-jo and Kim Min-jae.
The Korean U-23 squad beat Ghana 2-1 in a second pre-Olympic friendly on June 15 at Jeju World Cup Stadium in Seogwipo, Jeju. As bigger names like Paik Seung-ho, Lee Kang-in and Won Du-jae had sat out an earlier clash between the two teams...
Lee Kang-in, right, runs with the ball at the National Football Center in Paju, Gyeonggi, on Wednesday.
Olympic team head coach Kim Hak-bum answers questions before U-23 team training resumes at Paju National Football Center in Paju, Gyeonggi on Tuesday.
Lee Seung-woo and Paik Seung-ho were both dropped from the U-23 Olympic football team yesterday after failing to impress head coach Kim Hak-bum in two tune-up games against Ghana in the past week.
The Korean U-23 squad beat Ghana 3-1 in a pre-Olympic friendly on Saturday at Jeju Olympic Stadium in Seogwipo, Jeju, overcoming an early red card to take a comfortable lead over the African team.