It’s almost time to welcome the FIFA World Cup 2022 with less than a month to go. In this episode, let’s take a look at the Korea Potential Squad for the World Cup 2022.
Korea finished 3rd in the Group four years ago despite beating Germany 2-0 in the final group-stage match. Heung-min Son and co. will be keen to make it out of the group this term in the World Cup 2022. However, the Asian giants will face a daunting task against the likes of Portugal, Uruguay, and Ghana in Group H.
Korea will play their World Cup opener against Uruguay on 24th November before facing Portugal and Ghana. The Korea boss Paulo Bento will call a 26-man squad for the World Cup 2022. Who will make it to Qatar alongside Heung-min Son?
Korea Potential Squad
- Kim Seung-gyu – Al-Shabab
- Jo Hyeon-woo – Ulsan Hyundai
- Song Bum-keun – Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
- Kim Dong-jun – Jeju United
- Kim Jin-su – Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
- Hong Chul – Daegu FC
- Kim Moon-hwan – Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
- Kim Young-gwon – Ulsan Hyundai
- Kwon Kyung-won – Gamba Osaka
- Kim Tae-hwan – Ulsan Hyundai
- Cho Yu-min – Daejon Hana Citizen
- Kim Min-Jae – Napoli
- Yoon Jong-gyu – FC Seoul
- Lee Yong – Suwon
- Park Ji-soo – Gimcheon Sangmu
- Jung Woo-young – Al-Sadd
- Lee Jae-sung – Mainz
- Hwang In-beom – Olympiacos
- Paik Seung-ho – Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
- Na Sang-ho – Seoul
- Son Jun-ho – Shandong Taishan
- Lee Kang-in – Mallorca
- Yang Hyun-jun – Gangwon FC
- Song Min-kyu – Jeonbuk Hyundai
- Nam Tae-hee – Al Duhail
- Kang Seong-jin – Seoul
- Son Heung-min – Tottenham
- Hwang Ui-jo – Olympiacos
- Cho Gue-sung – Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
- Hwang Hee-chan – Wolves
- Jeong Woo-yeong – Freiburg
- Kwon Chang-hoon – Gimcheon Sangmu
- Cho Young-Wook – Seoul
5 Best Korean Players in World Cup 2022
Here we look into the top 5 South Korea Potential Squad Korean players who could make a huge impact in the World Cup 2022 in Qatar.
#1 Heung-min Son
The no. 1 on our list is the most obvious choice and the South Korean talisman Heung-min Son. The Tottenham star hopes to lead his nation to the knockout stages.
The 30-year-old became the joint top scorer in the Premier League last season with 23 goals. He has scored 3 goals and 2 assists in 11 games so far this season.
#2 Hee-chan Hwang
Next on our list is another forward from the English Premier League, Hee-chan Hwang. The Wolves attacking midfielder could line up alongside Son and play a crucial role.
The 26-year-old has only 2 starts this season with an assist.
#3 Jae-sung Lee
Next on your list is an experienced campaigner, Jae-sung Lee. The Mainz midfielder has been crucial for the Bundesliga side this season, scoring 2 goals in 10 matches so far this season.
The 30-year-old will hope to continue his good form in the World Cup 2022.
#4 Min-Jae Kim
The Napoli starter Min-Jae Kim will surely be a key player for Korea’s success in the Qatar World Cup.
The 25-year-old has been incredible this season, helping Napoli to sit at the top of the Serie A after 10 games. Kim also poses a great aerial threat scoring 2 goals. He will be a player to watch for.
#5 Seung-Gyu Kim
Korean fans can rely on the safe hands of Seung-Gyu Kim in the World Cup 2022. The Al Shabab shot-stopper will be a key man for Korea in November. Seung-Gyu Kim is also in very good touch and looks to carry that momentum in Qatar.