The South Korean Provisional Squad for the 2014 World Cup was announced today. No real surprises however forgotten Arsenal (recently on loan at Watford) Striker Park Chu-Young made the cut.
9 European based players are in the squad, whilst 6 Players from the K League also made the squad (although 3 are goalkeepers). In the 2010 squad there were 13 Domestic / South Korean Based players. The squad is also features a number of world cup debutantes, with only 4 players returning from 4 years ago.
Full Squad Here:
Jung Sung-ryeong (Suwon Bluewings)
Kim Seung-gyu (Ulsan Hyundai)
Lee Bom-young (Busan I’Park)
Kim Jin-soo (Albirex Niigata)
Yun Suk-young (Queens Park Rangers)
Kim Young-kwon (Guangzhou Evergrande)
Hwang Seok-ho (Sanfrecce Hiroshima)
Hong Jeong-ho (Augsburg)
Kwak Tae-hwi (Al Hilal)
Lee Yong (Ulsan Hyundai)
Kim Chang-soo (Kashiwa Reysol).
Ki Seung-yeung (Sunderland)
Ha Dae-sung (Beijing Guoan)
Han Kook-young (Kashiwa Reysol)
Park Jung-woo (Guangzhou R&F)
Son Heung-min (Bayer Leverkusen)
Kim Bo-kyoung (Cardiff City)
Lee Chung-yong (Bolton Wanderers)
Ji Dong-won (Augusburg).
Koo Ja-cheol (Mainz)
Lee Keun-ho (Sangju Sangmu)
Park Chu-young (Arsenal)
Kim Shin-wook (Ulsan Hyundai)
World Cup Fixtures & Warm Games
Group H Fixtures
South Korea vs. Russia – Tuesday June 17th @ 7pm (Local Time) ~ Wednesday June 18th @ 7am (KST Time)
South Korea vs. Algeria – Sunday June 22nd @ 1pm (Local Time) ~ Monday June 18th @ 1am (KST Time)
South Korea vs. Belgium – Thursday June 26th @ 5pm (Local Time) ~ Friday June 26th @ 5am (KST Time)
South Korea vs. Tunisia – May 28th @ Seoul World Cup Stadium
Ghana vs. South Korea – June 9th @ FIU Stadium in Miami
Complete World Cup Fixtures
Full List of World Cup with KST (Korean Standard Time) Dates and Kick Offs
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