South Korea national under-20 football team

The Korea Republic national under-20 football team represents South Korea in international youth football competitions.

Korea Republic U-20
Nickname(s)Taegeuk Warriors
The Red Devils
Tiger of Asia
AssociationKorea Football Association
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationEAFF (East Asia)
Head coachKim Jung-soo
FIFA codeKOR
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances15 (first in 1979)
Best resultRunners-up (2019)
AFC U-19 Championship
Appearances38 (first in 1959)
Best resultChampions (1959, 1960, 1963, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1990, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2012)

Tournament recordsEdit

FIFA U-20 World CupEdit

Year Result Pld W D L GF GA
  1977 Did not participate
  1979 Group stage 3 1 1 1 1 3
  1981 Group stage 3 1 0 2 4 5
  1983 Fourth place 6 3 0 3 8 9
  1985 Did not qualify
  1987
  1989
  1991 Quarter-finals 4 1 1 2 3 7
  1993 Group stage 3 0 3 0 4 4
  1995 Did not qualify
  1997 Group stage 3 0 1 2 5 14
  1999 Group stage 3 1 0 2 5 6
  2001 Did not qualify
  2003 Round of 16 4 1 0 3 3 5
  2005 Group stage 3 1 0 2 3 5
  2007 Group stage 3 0 2 1 4 5
  2009 Quarter-finals 5 2 1 2 9 6
  2011 Round of 16 4 1 1 2 3 4
  2013 Quarter-finals 5 1 3 1 8 8
  2015 Did not qualify
  2017 Round of 16 4 2 0 2 6 5
  2019 Runners-up 7 4 1 2 9 8
  2021 To be determined
Total 60 19 14 27 75 94

AFC U-19 ChampionshipEdit

Year Result Pld W D L GF GA
  1959 Winners 4 4 0 0 8 3
  1960 Winners 4 4 0 0 16 4
  1961 Round 1 5 1 3 1 9 6
  1962 Runners-up 5 3 1 1 14 2
  1963 Winners* 6 4 2 0 16 6
  1964 Fourth Place 4 2 0 2 4 9
  1965 Round 1 4 1 0 3 4 5
  1966 Quarterfinals 3 1 1 1 5 2
  1967 Round 1 3 1 1 1 8 7
  1968 Third Place 7 5 2 0 18 4
  1969 Quarterfinals 4 2 0 2 9 4
  1970 Third Place 6 4 0 2 11 3
  1971 Runners-up 6 2 3 1 8 5
  1972 Runners-up 6 4 1 1 8 3
  1973 Third Place 6 3 2 1 5 1
  1974 Third Place 6 5 0 1 11 7
  1975 Did not participate
  1976 Third Place 6 3 1 2 7 3
  1977 Quarterfinals 4 1 3 0 3 0
  1978 Winners* 6 3 3 0 12 3
  1980 Winners 4 3 1 0 9 3
  1982 Winners 3 2 1 0 7 2
  1985 Did not qualify
  1986 Round 1 3 1 1 1 9 2
  1988 Round 1 3 1 1 1 3 2
  1990 Winners 5 2 3 0 3 1
  1992 Runners-up 6 4 0 2 18 10
  1994 Round 1 4 1 2 1 7 6
  1996 Winners 6 6 0 0 18 3
  1998 Winners 6 4 2 0 12 6
  2000 Round 1 4 2 1 1 11 3
  2002 Winners 6 5 1 0 13 1
  2004 Winners 6 3 2 1 11 7
  2006 Third Place 6 5 1 0 19 3
  2008 Semifinals 5 3 0 2 7 3
  2010 Semifinals 5 3 1 1 6 4
  2012 Winners 6 4 2 0 11 4
  2014 Round 1 3 1 1 1 7 2
  2016 Round 1 3 2 0 1 6 4
  2018 Runners-up 6 4 1 1 12 6
  2020 Qualified
Total 179 105 42 32 354 145

Toulon TournamentEdit

Year Result Pld W D L GF GA
  2013 5th place 4 2 1 1 3 2
  2014 5th place 4 1 2 1 3 4
  2018 11th place 3 0 0 3 3 8
Total Best: 5th place 11 3 3 5 9 14

Coaching staffEdit

Position Name
Head Coach   Kim Jung-soo
Assistant Coach
Assistant Coach   In Chang-soo
Goalkeeping Coach   Kim Dae-hwan
Fitness Coach   Oh Sung-hwan

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

The following players were named in the squad for the 2020 AFC U-19 Championship qualification

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Baek Jongbeom (2001-01-21) 21 January 2001 (age 19)   FC Seoul
12 1GK Jo Sungbin (2001-01-05) 5 January 2001 (age 19)   Jeonnam Dragons
21 1GK Kim Jeonghun (2001-04-20) 20 April 2001 (age 19)   Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors FC

2 2DF Bak Jinsung (2001-05-15) 15 May 2001 (age 19)   Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors FC
3 2DF Cho Hyunteak (2001-08-02) 2 August 2001 (age 19)   Shingal High School
4 2DF Nam Yunjae (2001-04-13) 13 April 2001 (age 19)   Jeonnam Dragons
5 2DF Oh Sangjun (2001-02-02) 2 February 2001 (age 19)   Busan IPark
6 2DF Kim Sangjun (2001-10-01) 1 October 2001 (age 18)   Suwon Samsung Bluewings
14 2DF Gwon Seongyun (2001-03-30) 30 March 2001 (age 19)   FC Seoul
15 2DF Choi Wonchang (2001-05-09) 9 May 2001 (age 19)   Incheon United FC
17 2DF Lee Jinyoung (2001-05-01) 1 May 2001 (age 19)   Daegu FC
19 2DF Kim Juhwan (2001-02-17) 17 February 2001 (age 19)   Pohang Steelers
22 2DF Choi Seyun (2001-01-11) 11 January 2001 (age 19)   Incheon United FC

7 3MF Go Youngjoon (2001-07-09) 9 July 2001 (age 19)   Pohang Steelers
8 3MF Kwon Hyeok-kyu (2001-03-13) 13 March 2001 (age 19)   Busan IPark
10 3MF Hwang Jaehwan (2001-04-12) 12 April 2001 (age 19)   Ulsan Hyundai FC
11 3MF Kwon Minjae (2001-06-11) 11 June 2001 (age 19)   Busan IPark
13 3MF Park Gunwoo (2001-08-09) 9 August 2001 (age 18)   Pohang Steelers
16 3MF Lee Kanghee (2001-08-24) 24 August 2001 (age 18)   Sinpyeong High School
23 3MF An Jaejun (2001-04-03) 3 April 2001 (age 19)   Ulsan Hyundai FC

9 4FW Jung Hanmin (2001-01-08) 8 January 2001 (age 19)   FC Seoul
18 4FW Oh Hyun-gyu (2001-04-12) 12 April 2001 (age 19)   Suwon Samsung Bluewings
20 4FW Heo Yool (2001-04-12) 12 April 2001 (age 19)   Gwangju FC

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