Jürgen Klinsmann’s South Korea men’s national soccer team has named striker Cho Kyu-sung (Meatwillan) as the “Player to Watch at the Asian Cup” by Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).
“The 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup is just over a month away. We have selected five players to keep an eye on at the Asian Cup, based on their performances in the two Asian qualifiers for the 2026 FIFA Confederations Cup North and Central America, which began last month.”
“South Korea’s most influential striker is Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur), 토토사이트 but the Taegeuk Warriors’ success at the Asian Cup will depend on the performance of Cho Kyu-sung,” said FIFA.
“With the recent departure of Hwang Eui-jo (Norwich City) from the team, we will be relying on Cho Kyu-sung and Oh Hyun-gyu (Celtic),” he said, noting that Cho Kyu-sung scored two goals against Ghana in the second round of the group stage of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
“He also contributed to the team’s 5-0 win in the first qualifying match against Singapore last month by skillfully moving through the back of the defense.” “Coach Klinsmann seems to favor the physically strong No. 9 (Cho),” he said, predicting that Cho will start the tournament.
Cho has been on a roll of late. After joining Danish side Mittwillan in the summer transfer window, he has been a regular starter.
He recently scored eight goals in the league, good for third in the league. His performances have helped Mittwalland finish the first half of the season as the league leaders.
In addition to Cho, FIFA added that Junya Ito (Japan-Stade de Reims), Harry Souttar (Australia-Leicester City), Harib Abdallah (United Arab Emirates-Shabab Ahli) and Arif Ayman (Malaysia-Johore Darul Taqim) should also be on the radar.
Meanwhile, Klinsmann’s men will be looking to win the tournament for the first time in 64 years since the 1960 edition.
South Korea will compete against Bahrain, Jordan and Malaysia in Group E of the Asian Cup. 바카라사이트 The first match of the tournament will be against Bahrain at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium on January 15 at 8:30 pm.