Korean Men’s Basketball Faces Thailand in Wonju

Korean men’s basketball faces Thailand in Wonju… Challenge for first win in Asia Cup qualifiers

Second preliminary round at Wonju Stadium on the 25th.

The Korean men’s basketball team calls Thailand home and aims for its first win in the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) 2025 Asia Cup qualifiers.

Korea will play the second match of Group A of the Asia Cup preliminaries against Thailand at Wonju Sports Complex in Gangwon-do at 3 p.m. on the 25th.

Korea, which lost 71-85 to Australia in the first away game of the group stage,

must place in the top two of the group in the home-and-away preliminary round to advance directly to the finals. 바카라사이트

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For this reason, with the exception of the powerful Australia (1 win),

the team must secure a win in the games against Thailand (1 win) and Indonesia (1 loss).

Korea, ranked 51st in the FIBA ​​rankings, beat Thailand, ranked 91st.

It is evaluated as being above.

They also met twice in the 2021 Asia Cup qualifiers and won both.

However, the Thai members participating in this competition are not easy.

Thailand gained momentum by winning the first game against Indonesia.


Among the best members, Moses Morgan, who played small forward,

scored 24 points, including 4 3-pointers, and led the team to a 73-56 victory.

Frederick Lee Jones Risch, a short guard of 173cm,

is a target of caution as he is showing off a high success rate of shooting.

Korea is pinning its hopes on the performance of ‘young bloods’ Lee Jeong-hyeon and Ha Yoon-ki, led by center La Gun-ah.

Guard Lee Jeong-hyeon scored 9 points and provided 4 assists in the game against Australia.

Center Ha Yoon-ki, who is responsible for the goal along with La Gun-ah,

is poised to continue his performance of 9 points and 4 rebounds against Australia in the game against Thailand.

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