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South Korea 2008 Olympic Football Squad

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South Korea’s Men’s Olympic Football squad for Beijing 2008:

Coach:
Park Sung-Hwa

Goalkeepers:
Jung Sung-Ryong (23) (Seongnam Ilhwa)
Song Yoo-Geol (23) (Incheon United)

Defenders:
Shin Kwang-Hoon (21) (Pohang Steelers)
Kim Dong-Jin (26) (Zenit St. Petersburg, Russia)
Kang Min-Soo (22) (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors)
Kim Chang-Soo (23) (Busan I’Park)
Kim Jin-Kyu (23) (FC Seoul)
Kim Geun-Hwan (22) (Kyung Hee University)

Midfielders:
Oh Jang-Eun (23) (Ulsan Hyundai)
Kim Jung-Woo (26) (Seongnam Ilhwa)
Lee Chung-Yong (20) (FC Seoul)
Ki Sung-Yong (19) (FC Seoul)
Kim Seung-Yong (23) (Gwangju Sangmu Phoenix)
Baek Ji-Hoon (23) (Suwon Samsung Bluewings)
Cho Young-Cheol (19) (Yokohama FC, Japan)

Strikers:
Shin Young-Rok (21) (Suwon Samsung Bluewings)
Park Chu-Young (23) (FC Seoul)
Lee Keun-Ho (23) (Daegu FC)

South Korea are in group D alongside Italy, Honduras and Cameroon. They have a young and inexperienced side and will struggle to progress beyond the group stages.

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