Topbin, Bae Joon-ho, and Um Ji-sung

call up for first qualifying roster for Paris Olympics in September

Bae called up to Olympic team.

Bae Joon-ho (Daejeon) and Uhm Ji-sung (Gwangju), 토토사이트 who have been in fine form in the Korean Football League (K League), along with Minnesota of the Major League Soccer (MLS), have been named to the roster for the first qualifying round of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

The Korea Football Association (KFA) announced the Olympic team call-up list for the first Olympic qualifier and Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Asian Cup qualifier in Changwon, Gyeongnam, in September.

The initial roster for the first qualifier is 23 players, but Hwang Sun-hong, head coach of the Olympic team, has named a 26-man roster to account for variables such as injuries.

The team will convene in Changwon on Aug. 28 and train through Sept. 3 before finalizing the 23-player roster.

Overseas players Kwon Hyuk-kyu (Celtic, Scotland), Lee Hyun-joo (Wesen-Wiesbaden, Germany) and Jeong Sang-bin will join the team on Sept. 4 if they are included in the qualifying roster.

A number of players who have been active in the K League recently, including Baek Jong-beom (Seoul), Kim Joo-chan (Suwon), and Uhm Ji-sung, have been selected, while Kim Jun-hong (Gimcheon), Bae Joon-ho (Daejeon), and Park Chang-woo (Jeonbuk) were among the four finalists at the U20 World Cup in Argentina last June.

The first Asian qualifier for the Paris Olympics and Group B of the 2024 AFC U23 Asian Cup will be held at the Changwon Football Center from September 6-12 next month. South Korea will open against Qatar on Sept. 6, followed by Kyrgyzstan (Sept. 9) and Myanmar (Sept. 12).

A total of 16 teams will qualify for the U23 Asian Cup, including the top four teams from each of the 11 qualifying groups, as well as hosts Qatar.

Hwang Sun-hong, head coach of the Korean Olympic football team.

The 2024 AFC U23 Asian Cup will be held in April next year as the final Asian qualifier for the Paris Olympics. The top three teams from the tournament will qualify directly for the Olympic Games, while the fourth-placed team will have to play a playoff against the fourth-placed team from the African qualifiers for the Olympic berth.

“This is the first step on the road to the Paris Olympics, 스포츠토토 so we plan to do our best to win all three games,” said Hwang.

Meanwhile, the Hangzhou Asian Games team, which is also co-led by Hwang, will begin training in Changwon on September 4 with K League players and overseas players who can be called up. The team will train in Changwon until Sept. 12, then move to Paju NFC the next day for additional training until Sept. 15. The team will then depart for China on September 16 for the final match.

Call-up list for the first Olympic qualifier and AFC U23 Asian Cup qualifier (26 players)

GK = Kim Jung-hoon (Jeonbuk), Kim Jun-hong (Gimcheon), Baek Jong-beom (Seoul),

DF = Min Kyung-hyun (Incheon), Park Chang-woo (Jeonbuk), Byun Jun-soo (Daejeon), Son Seong-kwan (Bucheon), Lee Tae-seok (Seoul), Cho Sung-kwon (Gimpo), Cho Wi-je (Busan), Cho Hyun-taek (Ulsan)

MF = Kang Yoon-koo (Ulsan), Kang Hyun-mook (Gimcheon), Kwon Hyuk-kyu (Celtic), Kim Joo-chan (Suwon), Park Chang-hwan (Seoul Eland), Bae Jun-ho, Jeon Byung-kwan (Daejeon), Baek Sang-hoon (Seoul), Oh Jae-hyuk (Jeonbuk), Lee Jin-yong (Daegu), Lee Hyun-joo (Wesen Wiesbaden), Uhm Ji-seong (Gwangju), Jung Sang-bin (Minnesota United)

FW = Kim Shin-jin (Seoul), 스포츠토토맨 Heo Yul (Gwangju)

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