Indonesian national football team head coach Shin Tae-yong attended a celebration ahead of the 100th day of the opening of the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup.
The 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup will kick off in Indonesia on May 20 (Korean time). The 2021 tournament was canceled in the aftermath of Corona 19, so this tournament will be held in 4 years following 2019. In the 2019 tournament held in Poland, Korea also achieved the feat of runner-up. At that time, Lee Kang-in was selected as the best player of the tournament. 메이저놀이터
Indonesia, the host country, held a celebration event at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta, the capital, ahead of the 100th day since the opening of the tournament on the 9th. The event was attended by Indonesian Football Association President Mochamad Iriawan, Sports Minister Zainuddin Amalie, and the mascot Bakuya. In particular, President Iriawan and Minister Amalie started the D-100 countdown to the opening of the tournament with a commemorative celebration.
He also showed a friendly face to Korean fans. It was Shin Tae-yong, the coach of the Indonesian national team. Coach Shin Tae-yong, who currently leads the Indonesian national team and the 23-year-old and under-20 national teams, will lead the Indonesian national team in this tournament. He took the lead in promoting the tournament by taking a commemorative photo with the mascot Bakuya and Indonesia’s national team players.
The FIFA U-20 World Cup is famous as a gateway to world stars. ‘Legend’ Diego Maradona started to make his name known worldwide in the 1979 tournament, and Lionel Messi was the star of the 2005 tournament. Mohamed Salah and Paul Pogba also rose to world class through this event.
Meanwhile, the Korean U-20 national team, led by coach Kim Eun-joong, has not yet confirmed whether or not they will advance to the finals. In the 2023 AFC U-20 Asian Cup held in Uzbekistan from the 1st of next month, you have to place 4th or higher to get a ticket to the finals. Kim Eun-joong is currently undergoing field training in Spain ahead of the tournament.