Thu, 28 Oct, 2021
Seoul: The Korea Football Association (KFA) has unveiled the men and women's squads for the Asian Games Indonesia 2018, led by Son Heung-min and Ji So-yun respectively.
The Tottenham Hotspur forward, who turned 26 recently, will make his first appearance in the Asian Games as one of their ‘wild card’ members and is joined by goalkeeper Jo-Hyeon-woo, who impressed at the recently concluded 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, alongside Gamba Osaka’s Hwang Ui-jo.
The squad also includes Lee Seung-woo of Hellas Verona and Red Bull Salzburg’s Hwang Hee-chan, who also represented Korea Republic at Russia 2018.
Son scored two goals in Russia and although the Taeguk Warriors failed to progress to the Round of 16, they made headlines after stunning 2014 World Cup champions Germany 2-0 to finish third in Group F.
Son will look to help Korea Republic defend the gold medal won in 2014 on August 14 to September 1 in Jakarta and Palembang.