The Korean men’s hockey team has reached the quarterfinals of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) World Cup.
Korea, led by head coach Shin Seok-gyo, drew 5-5 with Argentina in the quarterfinal match on the 10th day of the 15th FIH Men’s World Cup held in Bhubaneswar, India on the 23rd (local time), and then lost 3-3 in a penalty shootout. won by 2
As a result, Korea, ranked 10th in the world, will compete against the world’s third-ranked Netherlands in the quarterfinals to advance to the semifinals.
It is the first time in 13 years that Korea has reached the quarterfinals of the Men’s Hockey World Cup since finishing sixth in the 2010 tournament.
In the case of the 2010 tournament, 12 countries participated and were divided into 2 groups of 6 countries to play the group stage. done. 먹튀검증
At that time, Korea ranked 3rd in Group A, went to the 5th and 6th places, lost 0-2 to Spain, and finished 6th.
South Korea’s highest ever men’s hockey World Cup ranking was 4th in 2002 and 2006.
Argentina, which Korea defeated on this day, is ranked 7th in the world and is a strong player who ranked 3rd in the 2014 World Cup.
Korea, which had been drawn 3-4 until the 3rd quarter, gave up another goal in the 2nd minute of the 4th quarter, widening the gap to 3-5.
However, Jang Jong-hyeon (Seongnam City Hall) scored in the 5th minute of the 4th quarter to make it 4-5, and Lee Nam-yong (Seongnam City Hall) scored a dramatic equalizer with about 4 minutes left in the game to turn the game around.
In the penalty shootout that followed, Lee Jeong-jun, Ji-cheon (above Seongnam City Hall), and Jeong Man-jae (Incheon City Sports Association) scored goals to beat Argentina 3-2.
The men’s hockey world cup, which is held once every four years, will be held in the quarterfinals of this year’s tournament between Korea and the Netherlands, Belgium and New Zealand, Australia and Spain, and England and Germany.
The quarter finals between Korea and the Netherlands will be held on the 25th.