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In-form Tottenham star Son Heung-min headlines World Cup qualifier roster

In-form Tottenham winger Son Heung-min was tapped on Monday to lead the South Korean attack at a crucial World Cup qualifier next month. Head coach Uli Stielike announced his 24-man roster that will...

Updated : 2017.05.22 10:44

Barca youngster shines in Korea's victory vs. Guinea

South Korea's FC Barcelona prospect Lee Seung-woo proved his caliber as he led his team to a 3-0 victory over Guinea in the opening match of the FIFA U-20 World Cup here on Saturday. Lee, who is wit...

Updated : 2017.05.21 09:58

Korea's U-20 World Cup opponents vow to impress, reach knockout stage

JEONJU -- South Korea's opponents at the FIFA U-20 World Cup vowed Friday to reach the knockout stage and impress fans with exciting performances. The U-20 World Cup will be staged in six South Kore...

Updated : 2017.05.19 18:08

FIFA's refereeing chief says video assistance will only be used to address 'clear' mistakes

JEONJU -- FIFA's top refereeing official emphasized Friday that the video review system at the upcoming youth tournament in South Korea will only be used in "clear mistakes." The 2017 FIFA U-20 Worl...

Updated : 2017.05.19 17:25

Korea ready to deliver surprising performance at U-20 World Cup: coach

JEONJU -- South Korean football coach Shin Tae-yong said Friday his side will play every match like the final at the FIFA U-20 World Cup to deliver a surprising performance at home. The U-20 World C...

Updated : 2017.05.19 16:41

Ticket sales sluggish for FIFA U-20 World Cup in Korea

With a day left until the opening of the FIFA U-20 World Cup in South Korea, less than 30 percent of tickets have been sold, according to the organizers, although the tournament's opening match is li...

Updated : 2017.05.19 11:12

Son Heung-min's record-setting performance bodes well for Korean World Cup hopes

The record-setting performance by Tottenham Hotspur's winger Son Heung-min this week is also a welcoming sight for the South Korean national team trying to qualify for the next FIFA World Cup. Son s...

Updated : 2017.05.19 10:00

Korean coach says no home field advantage at U-20 World Cup with video assistance

JEONJU -- South Korean football coach Shin Tae-yong said Thursday there will be no home field advantage at the FIFA U-20 World Cup with the introduction of a video review system. The U-20 World Cup ...

Updated : 2017.05.18 17:54

Barca prospect hoping to score Korea's 1st goal at U-20 World Cup

JEONJU -- FC Barcelona prospect Paik Seung-ho said Thursday he hopes to score South Korea's opening goal at the FIFA U-20 World Cup on home soil. Host South Korea will face Guinea to start their Gro...

Updated : 2017.05.18 16:18

Son Heung-min to return home with Tottenham teammates next week

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean star Son Heung-min will return home with his teammates next week for promotional events, the club's main sponsor said Wednesday. AIA, the pan-Asian insurance group t...

Updated : 2017.05.17 15:10

Sharing hotel with U-20 World Cup opponents no problem: coach

JEONJU -- South Korean football coach Shin Tae-yong said Wednesday staying in the same hotel with the team's group stage opponents ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup will not pose a big problem. The U...

Updated : 2017.05.17 12:44

Ex-football stars hope Korea go beyond semis at U-20 World Cup

Two former South Korean football stars said Wednesday they hoped the youth national team will go deep into the upcoming FIFA tournament at home -- even beyond where they'd gone more than three decade...

Updated : 2017.05.17 11:02

Host Korea eyeing historic success at FIFA U-20 World Cup

The FIFA U-20 World Cup will kick off on Saturday, with South Korea eyeing to deliver their best performance to date at home. Under the slogan "Trigger the Fever," the U-20 World Cup will be played ...

Updated : 2017.05.17 09:13

Korean striker aims to score goals in every match at U-20 World Cup

PAJU -- Cho Young-wook might not be the most well-known player on the South Korean squad for the FIFA U-20 World Cup, but he might be the player with the greatest ambitions. As the main striker for ...

Updated : 2017.05.16 10:56

Korea have perfect preparations for the U-20 World Cup: coach

South Korean football coach Shin Tae-yong said Monday his side have the perfect preparations for the FIFA U-20 World Cup as they enter the final stretch to get ready for the tournament at home. Shin...

Updated : 2017.05.15 13:50