Correspondent Lee Dae-ho = The Korean men’s national ice hockey team was defeated in the ‘debut game by manager Kim Woo-jae’.

The 21st ranked Korean national team, led by coach Kim Woo-jae, lost 1-4 in the first game against Hungary (world 20th) at the 2023 Euro Ice Hockey Challenge held in Bolzano, Italy on the night of the 9th.

In the 17th minute of the 2nd period, Lee Seung-jae (Yonsei University) received a pass from the national team, and Lee Yun-seok (Korea University) scored the goal for Hungary.

However, in the third period, he exposed his physical limitations and conceded two more goals, failing to prevent defeat. 슬롯사이트

Korea, which is in the midst of a generational change, faced Hungary with elite players and was dragged 19-33 in SOG.

Most of the main players of the national team belong to the HL Anyang, which is in the midst of participating in the Asian League ice hockey, so they succeeded in showing their fighting spirit even though they did not have enough time to coordinate.

Coach Kim, who made his debut on the international stage, said, “Today’s results showed that the players gathered for the first time in the field, trained once, and played a match.” there will be,” he said.

He added, “With nothing to lose, we will allow our players to develop in matches against strong teams.”

The national team will play against Slovenia (19th place), the top division team of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Ice Hockey World Championship on the night of the 10th.

On the 12th, the tournament will close with a match against Italy (17th place), the host country of the 2026 Winter Olympics.

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