The 2023 World Cup is over and the South Korean Men’s football team is getting ready for their next tournament. In the meanwhile, the Taegeuk Warriors are lining up their friendly match schedule starting in March. According to the Korean Football Association (KFA), the Korean Football Team will be Host to Colombia in March. This will be their first friendly match of 2023.
Football betting enthusiasts are looking forward to this matchup against Columbia that will take place on March 24, 2023. While the venue and the kickoff time has not yet been made, it will be a special game for many reasons.
The main reason being that it will be their first match without the leadership of Paulo Bento.
Korean Football Team will be Host to Colombia in March under a New Head Coach
The Korean men’s national football team have been without a head coach since the end of the 2023 World Cup. However, the KFA said they expect to name a new head coach before the end of the month. For Koreans who like Betting on the Korean football team, the next head coach may affect their gambling habits. This is because it will make predicting the out come of the match more difficult for them.
According to the FIFA international match calendar, teams can schedule up to 2 matches between March 20-28. Therefore, the match against the Columbian football team will be the first of 2 friendly matches in March. Even though the opponent for the second friendly match has not been chosen, the KFA said it would be against a South American football team.
According to online sports betting websites, these friendly games are crucial to the Korean National Team. This is because the AFC Asian Cup will be taking place in June leaving only a few months to practice. In addition, they will be under a new head coach which will make the situation even more stressful for them.
At the moment, Colombia ranks 17 in the FIFA ranking while South Korea ranks 25. However, despite an 8 spots difference between the two teams, Colombia did not qualify for the last World Cup. Both countries have met 7 times with the South Korean team having 4 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss. The last time they met was in march of 1029 where South Korea won 2-1.
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