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S. Korea asks NK to warrant football players' safety for Pyongyang matches

The government has requested that North Korea guarantee the safety of South Korean football players for the AFC Women's Asian Cup qualifying matches to be held in Pyongyang next month, Seoul's unific...

Updated : 2017.03.21 12:46

Korea meet China in World Cup qualification amid high tensions

South Korea will resume their qualifying campaign for the 2018 FIFA World Cup this week as they take on China on the road amid growing tensions between two countries. The Group A match in the final ...

Updated : 2017.03.21 10:23

Korean midfielder to fall back on fond memories for World Cup qualifier vs. China

South Korean midfielder Koo Ja-cheol said Monday he will always have fond memories of playing against China to fall back on, ahead of the two teams' World Cup qualifier here later in the week. Koo w...

Updated : 2017.03.20 16:41

Korean winger has high expectations for nat'l football team debut

South Korean footballer Heo Yong-joon said Monday he has high expectations for the national team debut in the upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers this month. Heo was a surprise pick by head coach Uli...

Updated : 2017.03.20 10:53

Korean striker confident of scoring goals in World Cup qualifier vs. China

South Korean striker Lee Jeong-hyeop said Monday he is confident of scoring goals in the upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifier against China with his fine league form. Lee is one of the 23 players selec...

Updated : 2017.03.20 10:09

Korea confirms schedule of U-20 int'l football tournament ahead of World Cup

South Korea will play Honduras first in an international football tournament created as a test event for the upcoming U-20 World Cup, the local organizing committee of the FIFA competition said Frida...

Updated : 2017.03.17 18:15

German set to become longest-serving nat'l football team coach for Korea

Former German international coach Uli Stielike is set to become the longest-serving head coach for the South Korean men's national football team following the FIFA World Cup qualifier against China n...

Updated : 2017.03.17 17:41

Korea to open camp Sunday in prep for U-20 World Cup at home

South Korea will open camp this weekend in preparation for the FIFA U-20 World Cup at home. Head coach Shin Tae-yong will assemble his U-20 players on Sunday at the National Football Center in Paju,...

Updated : 2017.03.16 09:10

Host Korea drawn into tough group with Argentina, England, Guinea at U-20 World Cup

Host South Korea has been drawn into a tough group for the upcoming FIFA U-20 World Cup. South Korea on Wednesday was paired with six-time tournament champions Argentina, European powerhouse England...

Updated : 2017.03.15 16:40

Korean U-20 football coach believes Maradona gave 'positive energy' ahead of group draw

South Korea's under-20 national football team head coach Shin Tae-yong said Tuesday he believes that Argentine football legend Diego Maradona provided "positive energy" to his team ahead of the group...

Updated : 2017.03.14 15:51

AFC asked to protect Korean players, fans in World Cup qualifier in China

South Korea's football governing body said Tuesday it has officially asked the Asian Football Confederation and its Chinese counterpart to prepare safety measures for Korean players and fans in the u...

Updated : 2017.03.14 15:18

Host Korea avoids powerhouses in group stage for FIFA U-20 World Cup

Host South Korea has avoided powerhouses in the group stage for this year's FIFA U-20 World Cup. FIFA on Tuesday unveiled its four "pots" for the quadrennial event set to open on May 20 in South Kor...

Updated : 2017.03.14 14:29

Diego Maradona entertains Korean fans; asks for more support for U-20 World Cup

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona showed off his skills and entertained delighted South Korean fans in a special football match here Tuesday. Maradona landed in South Korea on Monday with fel...

Updated : 2017.03.14 14:27

Two Korean clubs aim for 1st win at ACL this week

Two South Korean football clubs will aim to collect their first win at the 2017 Asian Football Confederation Champions League this week. FC Seoul and Suwon Samsung Bluewings will resume their AFC Ch...

Updated : 2017.03.13 18:01

S. Korean women's football coach concerned about mental game ahead of NK showdown

South Korean women's national football coach Yoon Duk-yeo said Monday he's concerned about the mental aspect of the upcoming showdown against North Korea in Pyongyang. South Korea will travel across...

Updated : 2017.03.13 12:09