Reporter Ahn Young-joon = England’s key player Keira Wilsey (Barcelona), ahead of the final match against the Korean women’s national soccer team, said that she would gain a lot from the head-to-head match while being wary of Korea.
The women’s soccer team, led by coach Bell, will play the Arnold Clark Cup first leg against England at 4:45 a.m. (Korean time) on the 17th at the Milton Keynes Stadium in England. 메이저놀이터
It is expected to be a good opportunity to experience a strong team for Belho ahead of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup to be held in Australia and New Zealand in July. Korea is in Group H along with Germany, Colombia and Morocco in the World Cup finals.
Korean players are full of expectations and excitement. Midfielder Jang Seul-gi (Incheon Hyundai Steel) said, “It’s an opportunity to show the strong teams what kind of team Korea is.” welcomed the contest.
But this match is important for England as well.
Before the match against Korea, Wilsh said, “Korea is a team from the Asian continent, and it plays in a different style from the teams I’ve met so far (in the European qualifiers).” Explained.
England are in Group B at this World Cup, along with Denmark, China and the playoff winners. For England, who has to face 2022 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) champions China in the group stage, the match against runner-up Korea Republic can be a good practice.
Wilsh said, “I know that Korea is a team with good history. This match will help us a lot.”
Meanwhile, 30,500 tickets for the match between Korea and England are sold out early, predicting a heated atmosphere.
Following the match against England, Korea will face Belgium on the 20th and Italy on the 23rd.