South Korea name football squad for WC qualifiers

South Korea name football squad for WC qualifiers

Seoul, Aug 22 (IANS) South Korea on Monday announced a 21-member team for their final round of Asian qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

South Korea will face China at Seoul World Cup Stadium on September 1 and meet Syria five days later on an away pitch.

According to the latest FIFA world rankings, South Korea are standing at 48th, China at 78th and Syria on 105th place.

Twelve teams compete in the final round of the qualification. South Korea stay with Iran, Uzbekistan, China, Qatar and Syria in Group A.

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