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.
Korea will travel to Austria next week to first play Mexico on Nov. 14 and then Qatar three days later, both near Vienna. These will be Korea's first international matches of the pandemic-plagued 2020.
The Korean men's senior national football team got the better of the under-23 national team in their special exhibition match series that concluded Monday. The senior team took the second of two exhibition matches by 3-0 on Monday at Goyang Stadium.