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Seoul: Korea Selatan memerlukan sedikit masa untuk mengimbangi faktor kekurangan pengalaman dalam skuad Piala Dunia di Brazil tahun ini, kata ketua jurulatihnya, Hong Myung-bo, semalam.

Kuasa besar bola sepak Asia itu bakal memulakan saingan kempen pada 17 Jun menentang Russia yang mereka pernah tewaskan 2-1 pada November lalu sebelum berdepan Algeria (22 Jun) dan Belgium (26 Jun).

Myung-bo, bekas kapten dan pernah mewakili Korea mara ke separuh akhir Piala Dunia pada 2002, berkata dia semakin hampir memuktamadkan skuadnya untuk kejohanan berprestij itu.

Pemain muda

“Kami memiliki ramai pemain muda berbakat, tetapi kekurangan pengalaman antarabangsa,” kata Myung-bo kepada media di Seoul. “Tugas saya ialah cuba menerapkan perkara itu pada bulan mendatang,” katanya yang menggantikan Choi Kang-hee, Jun lalu.

“Pemain teras kami berusia antara 22 hingga 25, dan kami memerlukan pemain lama untuk Piala Dunia bagi mengimbangkan pasukan.” Korea berjaya mengelak kuasa besar tradisi di peringkat kumpulan dan itu meningkatkan keyakinan pemainnya.

Dia pernah menjadi pembantu Guus Hiddink dari Jerman di kelab Russia Anzhi Makhachkala dan menunjukkan prestasi terbaik sebagai jurulatih negara itu ketika Sukan Olimpik dengan memenangi gangsa di London 2012. - Reuters

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