This is not a bad grouping.
The Korean national team, led by coach Kim Eun-joong, was placed in Group F with France, Gambia and Honduras in the 2023 FIFA Argentina U20 World Cup group draw held in Zurich, Switzerland on the 21st (Korean time).
Although France is a difficult opponent, it is positive not to meet a South American team who will be cheering enthusiastically.
Korea faced France twice in the U-20 World Cup in 1997 (2-4) and 2011 (1-3) and lost both. In Honduras and Gambia, Korea has 2 wins and 1 win, respectively.
Honduras reached the semifinals of the North and Central America U-20 Championship, and Gambia finished runners-up in the Africa U-20 Nations Cup.
The U-20 World Cup will be held from May 20th to June 11th.
Coach Kim said, 메이저놀이터“The first goal is to advance to the round of 16. If you go to the tournament, there will be no strong teams or weak teams, it will be a battle of conditions, preparation and mood that day.”
After training at the Paju NFC from the 24th to the 26th, the national team will be convened at the beginning of next month for final preparations.