South Korea Is to Play a Friendly Match with Colombia Next Month


A new head coach has taken the reins of South Korea and one of the upcoming matches planned is a friendly international match with Colombia. This was announced by the national federation of sports on Monday this week. The national federation, also known as Korea Football Association, informed the press that the match between Colombia and South Korea will take place on March 24th.  However, details regarding the venue and timings will be published later.

If we look back at former matches, 2019 was a time when South Korea played Colombia in a friendly match. This had been held at the Seoul stadium, known for hosting World Cup matches. Currently, the head coach position is vacant since Paulo Bento left. He led the country’s team during the 16-round stages of the FIFA World Cup of 2022. This was in December 2022 which ended the four-year run that they had. KFA hopes to announce the replacement of Paulo Bento next month. Continue reading “South Korea Is to Play a Friendly Match with Colombia Next Month”


South Korea manager Paulo Bento has made it clear that his team performance in Thursday’s World Cup qualifying match against Lebanon was not good enough. The heavily favored Korean side failed to defeat their hosts in what was a 0-0 draw.

There had been concerns ahead of the game after Bento decided to set up training camp in Abu Dhabi instead of Beirut. The team did not arrive Lebanon until the match eve and skipped practice due to the state of the pitch.