The Korea Football Association (KFA) announced on the 10th that the women’s national soccer team (hereafter Bellho) led by coach Colin Bell (England) ahead of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia next month. The final training call list was announced.
The players will enter the Paju National Training Center (NFC) in turn from the 18th to the 23rd for each club. After holding a launch ceremony against Haiti on the 8th of next month, Belho confirms her final 23 players and leaves for Australia.안전놀이터
The roster for this final training, which has increased to 31, includes most of the key players such as Park Eun-sun (Seoul City Hall), Lee Geum-min (Brighton & Hove Albion), Jang Seul-gi (Incheon Hyundai Steel), Cho So-hyun (Tottenham Hotspur), and Ji So-yeon (Suwon FC). done. Lee Young-joo (Madrid CFF), who had not been able to join for a long time due to injury, also returned after a year or so.
Five players were selected for the first time through this final training call. Kwon Da-eun, Won Joo-eun (Ulsan Hyundai High School), Casey Eugene Fair (Players Develop), who are active in the women’s national soccer team under the age of 16 (U-16), were selected from high school students, and goalkeeper Choi Ye-seul (Changnyeong WFC) and 180cm tall striker Ko Yu-na (Hwacheon KSPO) also wore the Taegeuk mark for the first time.
In particular, Casey Fair, who was born between an American father and a Korean mother, became the first ‘mixed-race’ player in the history of the Korean women’s national soccer team. Along with good physicality, she has the ability to break through and score goals. In addition, Kwon Da-eun was selected for her national team at the age of 15 years and 309 days, ranking second as the youngest ever selected among the Korean men’s and women’s national soccer teams, following Ji So-yeon (15 years and 219 days).
“Age doesn’t matter as long as you show your ability,” Bell said.
Meanwhile, Belho belongs to Group H with Colombia, Morocco and Germany and will play the group stage. While trying to advance to the round of 16 for the first time in eight years, they will play their first group stage match against Colombia on July 25, Morocco on the 30th, and Germany on August 3.
◆ Republic of Korea women’s national soccer team 2023 International Football Federation (FIFA) Women’s World Cup final training convocation list (31 people) ▲
Goalkeepers (GK) = Kim Jeong-mi (Incheon Hyundai Steel), Yun Young-geul (BK Heken), Ryu Ji-su (Seoul City Hall), Choi Yeseul (Changnyeong WFC)
▲ Defender (DF) = Kim Hye-ri, Lim Seon-joo, Jang Seul-gi, Hong Hye-ji (Incheon Hyundai Steel), Shim Seo-yeon, Chu Hyo-joo (Suwon FC), Lee Young-joo (Madrid CFF) ▲ Midfielder (MF
) = Ji So-yeon, Kim Yun-ji, Jeon Eun-ha (Suwon FC), Jo So-hyun (Tottenham Hotspur), Lee Geum-min (Brighton & Hove Albion), Chun Ga-ram (Hwacheon KSPO), Bae Ye-bin (Widuk University) ▲ Forwards (FW) = Choi Yuri, Jeong Seol-
bin , Chae-Rim Kang, Hwa-Yeon Son (Icheon Hyundai Steel), Mi-Ra Moon (Suwon FC), Eun-Sun Park, Yu-Bin Jang (Seoul City Hall), Eun-Joo Moon, Yu-Na Ko (Hwacheon KSPO), Eun-Young Lee (Korea University), Da-Eun Kwon, Ju-Eun Won ( Lee Sang (Ulsan Hyundai High School), Casey Fair (Players Develop)