WNT squad for AFC Women's Asian Cup announced.
Date : 2018.03.09
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Korea Football Association finalized the squad of the Women’s National Football Team (Head Coach: YOON Dukyeo) participating in AFC Women's Asian Cup Jordan 2018. The tournament will start in April 6 at Amman, Jordan and it doubles as the FIFA Women's World Cup Qualifier 2019.
Eight teams will compete in two groups of four. The top two teams from each group will go into the final tournament to determine the winner. As five teams will qualify for the Women’s World Cup, the third placers will play the play-off match for the one last ticket.
The national team is grouped with the defending champion Japan, Australia and Vietnam in the Group B. The team will start its journey to the World Cup with the first match against Australia on April 7.
<Korea Republic Women’s National Football Team Roster for AFC Women's Asian Cup Jordan 2018 (23 players)>
▲GK: KANG Gaae(Gumi Sportstoto), YOON Younggeul(Gyeongju KHNP), JEONG Boram(Hwacheon KSPO)
▲DF: KIM Doyeon, KIM Hyeri, LIM Seonjoo, JANG Seulgi(Incheon Hyundai Steel), PARK Chorong (Hwacheon KSPO), KIM Hyeyeong(Gyeongju KHNP), HONG Hyeji(Changnyeong WFC)
▲MF: CHO Sohyun(Avaldsnes IL, Norway), LEE Mina, CHOI Yeseul(Kobe INAC, Japan), LEE Youngju, LEE Sodam(Incheon Hyundai Steel), JANG Chang(Korea Univ.)
▲FW: JI Soyun(Chelsea LFC), JEON Gaeul(Melbourne Victory FC), JEONG Seolbin, HAN Chaerin (Incheon Hyundai Steel), CHOE Yuri(Gumi Sportstoto), LEE Geummin(Gyeongju KHNP), SON Hwayeon(Changnyeong WFC)
<Korea Republic Women’s National Football Team Group Stage Schedule (Korea Standard Time)>
Apr. 8 (Sat.) 03:00 vs Australia at King Abdullah II Stadium
Apr. 10 (Tue.) 23:45 vs Japan at King Amman International Stadium
Apr. 13 (Fri.) 23:45 vs Thailand at King Abdullah II Stadium
Words = KFA NEWS TEAM
Photos = KFA
Translation = Sungtae Terry Kim