Women’s soccer team ahead of ‘match against Europe’ “We will show what kind of team Korea is”


Women’s soccer team players ahead of mock exams with European countries are eager to fight, saying it is a good opportunity to prepare for the Women’s World Cup, which opens in July.

The Korean women’s soccer team, led by coach Colin Bell (England), will play the Arnold Clark Cup in England, starting with England on the morning of the 17th (hereinafter Korean time).

This tournament is an international friendly women’s soccer tournament hosted by the England Football Association, and four countries participate. Korea faces Belgium on the 20th and Italy on the 23rd.

For the women’s national team preparing for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand from July, this tournament is a great opportunity to strengthen power and gain experience.

Defender Jang Seul-gi (Incheon Hyundai Steel) also said through the Korea Football Association on the 14th, “There will of course be many difficult parts, but I think a confrontation with a strong team ahead of the World Cup will be of great help to our team.” 스포츠토토

Jang Seul-gi also said, “I think it’s an opportunity to show what kind of team Korea is to a strong team.”

Striker Kang Chae-rim, who plays for the same team, also said, “It is a good opportunity to play against such strong teams ahead of the World Cup,” and “I hope we can accurately point out what we can gain and what we can improve on.” has been granted

He also said, “We are in a position to take on challenges, but if we don’t get intimidated and show the confidence we always showed, I think good results will come.”

According to Jang Seul-gi, as most of our players are in a situation where their teams are about to start a new season, coach Bell emphasized physical strength the most during the Ulsan field training.

And while he focused on organized defense, he also said that he did a lot of tactical training against England, his first opponent.

Jang Seul-gi said, “I am most worried about the physical part, but since this is also an experience, all players will play with determination to overcome this part.”

Kang Chae-rim also said, “(Among the countries participating in this tournament), only our team is currently in the pre-season,” and said, “The coach always attaches importance to forward pressure, and is also training a different defensive tactic. The whole team is looking forward to training.” told the situation.

National team midfielders Cho So-hyun (Tottenham), Lee Young-joo (Madrid CFF), and Lee Min-ah (Hyundai Steel) will not be able to participate due to injuries.

Regarding this, Jang Seul-gi said, “There are not many good players, but the current national team players have many strengths. We are training and doing our best so that there is no void.”

Personally, Kang Chae-rim, who is waiting for the second World Cup, said, “The last World Cup seemed to focus on the things I wanted to do rather than playing any role as the youngest.” I’m preparing”, making him look forward to his changed appearance.

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