‘Seoul EOU Cup Ambassador’ Kim Eun-joong, former U20 coach, on the growing importance of age-group national teams

Kim Eun-joong, former head coach of the U-20 national soccer team, has become an ambassador for the 2023 EOU Cup U-18 International Youth Competition in Seoul.

The Seoul EOU Cup Organizing Committee held a ceremony to appoint ambassadors at the conference room of the Seoul Football Association on the first floor of Hyochang Stadium in Yongsan-gu, Seoul on the 13th. Former head coach Kim, Sung Joong-ki, chairman of the Seoul Football Association, Yoon Ki-young, chairman of the Korea Sports Agent Association, and Kim Seok-hyun, senior vice chairman of the Seoul Football Association, participated in the appointment ceremony.온라인바카라

South Korea, Ukraine, Vietnam, and Morocco will compete for the title in a full league manner at Mokdong Stadium on the 10th, 12th, and 15th of next month in the 2023 EOU Cup U-18 International Youth Competition. The ticket link reservation location for the 2023 Seoul EOU Cup is Interpark and will open on the 26th.

Former head coach Kim proved his ability as a leader by winning the semifinals of the 24th FIFA U-20 World Cup in June. Former head coach Kim, who played as a goalkeeper representing the K League, began his career as a leader in the Belgian AFC Thubbiz after retirement and went through the head coach of the South Korean U-23 national team. He also took over as the coach of the U-20 national team from 2022.

Former head coach Kim Eun-joong said, “It is an honor to serve as a goodwill ambassador for a competition that has a good meaning,” adding, “This competition, which means ‘Earth On Us’ and ‘Our Earth,’ is expected to promote the importance of a sustainable Earth through soccer.” In particular, I hope that the participation of Ukraine, which is at war, and Morocco, which was affected by the strong earthquake, will be a message of peace and environmental conservation on the planet.”

“The importance of national teams by age is growing day by day, and it would be nice if the players’ skills could be developed through these various international competitions. “We will try to convey the meaning of EOU to many people through various promotions of competitions in the future,” he added.

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