There were few surprises as South Korea today announced its 23-man roster for the AFC Asian Cup, the continent’s largest soccer tournament, scheduled for next month in Australia.
Head coach Uli Stielike, who once said he might make some picks that could catch people off guard, instead took the safer route, assigning some familiar faces the task of ending South Korea’s 55-year drought at the Asian Cup.
One noticeable name from the list was Lee Jeong Hyup, who made a strong impression during the Jeju warm-up match on the 21st.
Park Ju-Young, who has recently attracted much attention, was excluded.
Source: Busan eFM News
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