South Korea FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad, TV Channel & Live stream Info

South Korea FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad, TV Channel & Live stream Info: For the 11th time, South Korea will be marking its presence at the FIFA World Cup, where the squad made its debut in 1954. Since 1986 the team has played in every FIFA tournament. South Korea has never won a World Cup, where they showed their best performance in 2002 when they hosted the tournament.

At the 2010 tournament, they managed to reach Round 16 but were defeated by Uruguay. Here in this article, we have shared important details about South Korea Coach, Captain, World Cup Result, and Squad.

FIFA World Cup 2022 South Korea Squad
South Korea FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad & Schedule

Captain

Son Heung-Min is one of the best wingers in the soccer world. Since 2015, he has been associated with Tottenham Hotspur with a total of 232 appearances and 93 goals. Jose Mourinho has nicknamed him “Sonaldo” for one of his outstanding goals versus Burnley.

In 2010, he played his first match and to date made a total of 102 appearances for the country, bagging 33 goals. He holds a record of becoming the joint-leading South Korean goal scorer in the World Cup. This time he would have to put his effort to make his team reach successful at the group stage.

World Cup 2022 South Korea Coach

Paulo Bento has been the longest-serving head coach for the team in South Korea. He also remained the native coach for Portugal at the 2014 Brazil FIFA World Cup. However, he failed to make his team successfully pass through the group stage, where he managed 3 matches in Korea-Japan 2002.

South Korea’s World Cup Record & Performances

South Korea as a world cup team holds a record of scoring the most goals in a single world cup game (16). Also, they had to face a humiliating defeat against Hungary with a 9-0 loss. However, since 2002, South Korea has shown decent improvement in its execution with better performances and scoring more goals.

Some of their star players Ji-sung and Son Heung-min played a key role in making the team gain respect on the global soccer stage.

Year Host Manager Stage of Elimination Top Scorer
2022 Qatar
2018 Russia Shin Tae-yong Group Stage (19th) Son Heung-min (2)
2014 Brazil Hong Myung-bo Group Stage (27th) Lee Keun-ho (1), Son Heung-min (1), Koo Ja-cheol (1)
2010 South Africa Huh Jung-moo Round of 16 (15th) Lee Chung-yong (2)
2006 Germany Dick Advocaat Group Stage (17th) Park Ji-sung (1), Ahn Jung-hwan (1), Lee Chun-soo (1)
2002 South Korea & Japan Guus Hiddink Semi Finals (4th) Ahn Jung-hwan (2)
1998 France Cha Bum-kun Group Stage (30th) Ha Seok-ju (1), Yoo Sang-chul (1)
1994 America Kim Ho Group Stage (20th) Hong Myung-bo (2)
1990 Italy Lee Hoe-taik Group Stage (22nd) Hwangbo Kwan (1)
1986 Mexico Kim Jung-nam Group Stage (20th) Park Chang-sun (1), Choi Soon-ho (1), Huh Jung-moo (1)
1954 Switzerland Lee Yoo-hyung Group Stage (16th) No Goals Scored

Qualified Teams for the World Cup Group A :
Portugal | Ghana | Uruguay | South Korea

FIFA World Cup 2022 South Korea Team Squad

South Korean experienced teams captain Tottenham Son Heung-min will lead his team at the 2022 World Cup tournament. Another prominent player Kim Young-gown will be part of the South Korean squad. Jung woo-young, the 32-year-old player will mark his presence from the center of the park. The list of 26 players will be announced in October.

South Korea potential squad for FIFA World Cup 2022:

Goalkeeper: Kim Seung-gyu (Kashiwa Reysol), Kim Dong-jun (Jeju United), Jo Hyeon-woo (Ulsan Hyundai), Song Bum-keun (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors)

Defenders : Lee Yong (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors), Kim Jin-su (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors), Hong Chul (Daegu FC), Kim Moon-hwan (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors), Jung Seung-hyun (Gimcheon Sangmu), Kim Young-gwon (Ulsan Hyundai), Kwon Kyung-won (Gamba Osaka), Kim Tae-hwan (Ulsan Hyundai), Cho Yu-min (Daejon Hana Citizen), Park Min-gyu (Suwon FC)

Midfielders : Jung Woo-young (Al-Sadd), Hwang In-beom (FC Seoul), Na Sang-ho (FC Seoul), Paik Seung-ho (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors), Hwang Hee-chan (Wolves), Jeong Woo-yeong (Freiburg), Song Min-kyu (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors), Ko Seung-beom (Gimcheon Sangmu), Kim Jin-kyu (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors), Kim Dong-hyun (Gangwon FC)

Forwards : Son Heung-min (Tottenham), Hwang Ui-jo (Bordeaux), Cho Gue-sung (Gimcheon Sangmu)

Fifa World Cup 2022 South Korea Fixtures

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Thurs, Nov. 24 Uruguay vs. South Korea 8 a.m. Education City
Mon, Nov. 28 South Korea vs. Ghana 8 a.m. Education City
Fri, Dec. 2 South Korea vs. Portugal 10 a.m. Education City

How to watch Fifa World Cup 2022 Online

TV channels: USA (Fox Sports, Telemundo), UK (BBC), Canada (TSN), Australia (SBS), New Zealand (SKY Sport), India (Sony Network)
Live streams: Peacock, fuboTV, DirecTV Stream, Hulu+ Live, SlingTV, YouTube TV

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