It has already been 63 years. The opponents of Korean football, which will move towards the top of Asia, have been decided.

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) held a draw ceremony for the 2023 Asian Cup group at the Katara Opera House in Doha, Qatar at 8:00 pm on the 11th (Korean time).

Korea, which aims to regain the Asian Cup top spot for the first time in 63 years, was in a position to wait for its opponent as the top seed along with host nation Qatar, Japan, Iran, Australia and Saudi Arabia.

Among the pots divided according to the FIFA rankings, Iraq, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman, Uzbekistan, China, and Jordan belonged to the second seed. Port 3 included Bahrain, Syria, Palestine, Vietnam, Kyrgyzstan and Lebanon, while the weakest port 4 included India, Tajikistan, Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Indonesia.

Korea was placed in Group E with Malaysia, 3-port Bahrain and 2-port Jordan in the 4th pot. The group composition to fight for advancement to the round of 16 is relatively not bad. It is expected to fight for the first place with the Middle East, and the Korean derby will be held when it meets Malaysia, coached by Kim Pan-gon.

The group of death is Group B. Australia and Uzbekistan tied together. 3-port Syria is also expected to have a fairly tight flow, not an easy power. Strong favorites Japan are in Group D along with Indonesia led by Shin Tae-yong.

Coach Jurgen Klinsmann, who leads the national team, visited the field and checked the opponents. AFC asked manager Klinsman, who was unusually present at the draw ceremony. Coach Klinsman said, “Thank you for the great welcome. I have to study the opponent from now on. I will get to know the coaches attending here.” .

Korea has not won since 1956 and 1960,토스카지노 the early days of the tournament. They reached the finals in 1972, 1980 and 2015, but all of them ended up as runners-up. In the previous 2019 UAE tournament, he was knocked out by Qatar in the quarterfinals and eliminated.

This tournament was originally scheduled to be held in China in June-July, but withdrew because it was impossible to hold it due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection (Corona 19). As the venue was changed to Qatar, it will be held from January 12th to February 10th next year, the winter season, considering the climate in the Middle East.

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