The 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup group stage opponent of the Korean men’s soccer team, which is aiming for the first championship in 64 years, has been decided.
On the 11th (Korean time), the 2023 AFC Asian Cup group draw was held in Doha, Qatar. The Asian Cup was originally scheduled to be held in China in 2023, but in the aftermath of the novel coronavirus infection (Corona 19), China returned the hosting rights. The schedule for the tournament has been postponed to January 2024 as Qatar has newly acquired the right to host it.
Korea, ranked 27th in the FIFA rankings and included in Pot 1, was placed in Group E. In Port 2, Jordan, ranked 72nd in the FIFA rankings, and Bahrain, ranked 85th in the FIFA rankings, will face South Korea in Port 3.
Group E Pot 4 is Malaysia, ranked 138th in the FIFA rankings. Malaysia is led by coach Kim Pan-gon, who previously served as the head of the Korea Football Association (KFA) National Team Strengthening Committee. 토토사이트
Group A consists of hosts Qatar, China, Tajikistan and Lebanon, Group B consists of Australia, Uzbekistan, Syria, India and Group C consists of Iran, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong and Palestine.
Group D includes Japan, Indonesia, Iraq and Vietnam, while Group F includes Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Kyrgyzstan and Oman.
The 2023 Asian Cup tournament will proceed through the round of 16. The 12 teams that placed 1st and 2nd in 6 groups and the top 4 teams in 3rd place in each group advance to the tournament.