South Korea

South Korea

1st in FIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC
South Korea turn to legendary Hong Myung-Bo -- but does he even want the job? South Korea turn to legendary Hong Myung-Bo -- but does he even want the job?

Despite him repeatedly declining the offer, Hong Myung-Bo was appointed coach of South Korea on Monday.

South Korea legend Hong Myung-Bo named Jürgen Klinsmann's successor South Korea legend Hong Myung-Bo named Jürgen Klinsmann's successor

South Korea legend Hong Myung-Bo will take charge of the national team for a second time.

Japan, Australia, Saudi Arabia to clash again in Asian World Cup qualifiers Japan, Australia, Saudi Arabia to clash again in Asian World Cup qualifiers

Japan, Australia and Saudi Arabia will renew their respective rivalries in the third round of the Asian World Cup qualifiers.

The 18 teams advancing to the final round of Asian qualifiers for the 2026 FIFA World Cup The 18 teams advancing to the final round of Asian qualifiers for the 2026 FIFA World Cup

With the second round of the Asian qualifiers completed, 18 teams are still in the hunt to reach the World Cup.

Son Heung-min shrugs off boos from Singapore fans Son Heung-min shrugs off boos from Singapore fans

Son Heung-min says that South Korea's 7-0 victory was "a joy" to play despite getting booed by Singapore fans.

Hwang In-Beom, Son Heung-Min see bright future for South Korea amid period of uncertainty Hwang In-Beom, Son Heung-Min see bright future for South Korea amid period of uncertainty

South Korea are yet to appoint a new permanent coach but that doesn't mean their future isn't looking bright.

Palestine reach World Cup qualifying final round for 1st time Palestine reach World Cup qualifying final round for 1st time

Palestine advanced to the final round of World Cup qualification for the first time ever Thursday with a 0-0 draw against Lebanon.

Good guy Son Heung-Min quite adept at playing the villain -- as Singapore found out in painful fashion Good guy Son Heung-Min quite adept at playing the villain -- as Singapore found out in painful fashion

For his reputation of being one of football's good guys, Son Heung-Min was quite happy to play the villain against Singapore.

South Korea progress as Abduweli boosts China's World Cup hopes South Korea progress as Abduweli boosts China's World Cup hopes

Son Heung-Min scored twice as South Korea's 7-0 rout of hosts Singapore guarantees them a spot in the next round of Asia's World Cup qualifiers.

Tsutomu Ogura calls for Kallang Roar to be on Singapore's side in South Korea clash Tsutomu Ogura calls for Kallang Roar to be on Singapore's side in South Korea clash

Singapore are hoping to have the full backing of a sellout 50,000 crowd when they take on South Korea on Thursday.

WCQ - AFC Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 South Korea 0 0 0
2 Iraq 0 0 0
3 Jordan 0 0 0
4 Oman 0 0 0
5 Palestine 0 0 0
6 Kuwait 0 0 0
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
Son Heung-Min 7 6 1
Lee Kang-in 4 6 3
Hwang Hee-Chan 2 4 0

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
Lee Kang-in 3 6 4
Joo Min-Kyu 3 4 1
Lee Jae-Sung 2 6 1