South Korea’s World Cup 3rd Qualifier Breaks Up With Kuwait, Louis Bento


Kuwait, the South Korean national soccer team’s third qualifying match for the 2026 FIFA World Cup in North Korea and China, will replace the head coach.

According to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on the 2nd (local time), the Kuwait Football Association officially announced Louis Bento’s resignation two months before the final qualifying round for the North-China World Cup.

Bento, who coached the Portuguese national team by age, took the helm of the Kuwait national team in the summer of 2022.

In the second qualifying round for the North-China World Cup, he had two wins, one draw and three losses (7 points), leading Kuwait to advance to the third qualifying round as the second in Group A. It is the first time since the 2006 World Cup that Kuwait has qualified for the third qualifying round.

However, Kuwait parted ways with Louis after the draw for the third round of the World Cup qualifying round. 토토사이트

Kuwait was tied in Group B with South Korea, Iraq, Jordan, Oman and Palestine in the third qualifying round of the North-China World Cup.

The third qualifying round for the North-China World Cup, in which the runner-up in each group can qualify for the finals, will start in September. South Korea will face Kuwait on Nov. 14 and June 10 next year.

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