The head coaches of South Korea and Japan at last year’s World Cup in Russia could soon go head to head. Different roles this time though. Former South Korea coach Shin Tae-yong has been tapped to take over Indonesia’s struggling national team, the country’s football association said on Friday. Shin guided South Korea in Russia, 

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South Korean teenage midfielder Lee Kang-in finally has a goal to his credit in Spain. The 18-year-old scored his first La Liga goal in his first start for Valencia CF in their 3-3 draw with Getafe at Mestalla Stadium in Valencia on Wednesday. Lee’s goal in the 39th minute gave Valencia a 3-1 lead, but 

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An outraged South Korean fan flew out to Sweden to confront Cristiano Ronaldo over his Juventus no-show in a pre-season friendly. The Juventus superstar, 34, watched on from the bench as the Italian champions were held to a 3-3 draw against K-League All-Stars in Seoul last month. And supporter Kwak Ji-hyuk approached the former Manchester 

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In an incredible stroke of luck, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia were drawn alongside UAE in Group G of the qualifying zone for the 2022 World Cup. Vietnam are the reigning AFF Suzuki Cup champions. Meanwhile, Singapore will have Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan, Palestine and Yemen for company in Group D. The two Koreas will also 

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South Korean teen football prospect Jeong Woo-yeong has switched clubs in Germany. SC Freiburg in the Bundesliga announced their acquisition of the 19-year-old forward Wednesday (local time). Local reports said the transfer fee was 2 million euros (US$2.25 million). The deal also reportedly includes a buy-back clause, which would allow Bayern Munich to bring back 

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Korea Republic have booked their first ever ticket to the FIFA U-20 World Cup final with a 1-0 victory over Ecuador in the eastern Polish city of Lublin. Choi Jun scored the winning goal late in the first half, finishing off a well-worked free-kick. Korea Republic’s goal came just a minute after Ecuador striker Leonardo 

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