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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
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Taegeuk Warriors
The Red Devils
Tiger of Asia
AssociationKorea Football Association
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationEAFF (East Asia)
Head coachJeong Jeong-yong
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
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
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   Chung Jung-yong
Assistant Coach   Gong Oh-kyun
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 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
12 1GK Park Ji-min (2000-05-25) 25 May 2000 (age 19)   Suwon Samsung Bluewings
1 1GK Lee Gwang-yeon (1999-09-11) 11 September 1999 (age 20)   Gangwon
21 1GK Choi Min-soo (2000-02-26) 26 February 2000 (age 19)   Hamburger SV II

16 2DF Kim Ju-sung (2000-12-12) 12 December 2000 (age 18)   FC Seoul
5 2DF Kim Hyun-woo (1999-03-07) 7 March 1999 (age 20)   Dinamo Zagreb II
8 2DF Lee Kyu-hyuk (1999-05-04) 4 May 1999 (age 20)   Jeju United
17 2DF Lee Sang-jun (1999-10-14) 14 October 1999 (age 20)   Busan IPark
3 2DF Lee Jae-ik (1999-05-21) 21 May 1999 (age 20)   Gangwon
4 2DF Lee Ji-sol (1999-07-09) 9 July 1999 (age 20)   Daejeon Citizen
19 2DF Choi Jun (1999-04-17) 17 April 1999 (age 20)   Yonsei University
2 2DF Hwang Tae-hyeon (1999-01-29) 29 January 1999 (age 20)   Ansan Greeners

20 3MF Kim Se-yun (1999-04-29) 29 April 1999 (age 20)   Daejeon Citizen
6 3MF Kim Jung-min (1999-11-13) 13 November 1999 (age 19)   FC Liefering
13 3MF Go Jae-hyeon (1999-03-05) 5 March 1999 (age 20)   Daegu
14 3MF Park Tae-jun (1999-01-19) 19 January 1999 (age 20)   Seongnam
10 3MF Lee Kang-in (2001-02-19) 19 February 2001 (age 18)   Valencia
15 3MF Jeong Ho-jin (1999-08-06)6 August 1999 (aged 19)   Korea University

11 4FW Um Won-sang (1999-01-06) 6 January 1999 (age 20)   Gwangju
9 4FW Oh Se-hun (1999-01-15) 15 January 1999 (age 20)   Asan Mugunghwa
7 4FW Jeon Se-jin (1999-09-09) 9 September 1999 (age 20)   Suwon Samsung Bluewings
18 4FW Cho Young-wook (1999-02-05) 5 February 1999 (age 20)   FC Seoul

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