Indonesia new coach claims to support U23 South Korea to play the semis in U23 tournament
Indonesia coach Shin Tae-yong said he would provide tactical advice to U23 South Korean coach Kim Hak-bum in the semi-finals of the AFC U23 championship.
"Yes, I promised last month that I would support Kim Hak-bum in the AFC U23 championship.”
The leader also shared that he will Thailand on January 20 to help his hometown team have the best preparation before the semi-final against U23 Australia.
“I will come to Chiangmai today. I just go alone and come first,” Shin Tae-yong added to the Korean media.
Coach Shin Tae-yong will be in Thailand to support his colleague Kim Hak-bum.
During this time, the Indonesian Under-19 team, led by coach Shin Tae-yong will also have a short training trip to Thailand.
With his relationship, this strategist is trying to contact to help young players from the island nation have the opportunity to play friendly football against strong clubs like Gwangju FC, Busan IPark, Seongnam FC or Ulsan Hyundai.
The South Korea team is very determined to get a ticket to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, until now they still prove themselves a leading candidate for the championship with a successful record from the group stage.
Just defeating U23 Australia in the semi-finals two days later, Lee Dong-gyeong and his teammates will own one of Asia's three spots for the Olympics next summer in Japan.
The match between U23 South Korea and U23 Australia will take place at 8:15 pm on January 22