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South Korea will host friendly men’s soccer matches with Brazil, Chile and Paraguay in June

SEOUL, May 4 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will face Brazil, Chile and Paraguay at home in June in men's soccer friendly matches, the South Korean Footba


SEOUL, May 4 (Yonhap) — South Korea will face Brazil, Chile and Paraguay at home in June in men’s soccer friendly matches, the South Korean Football Association (KFA) announced Wednesday. English acronym), as the so-called “Taeguk Warriors” prepare for this year’s FIFA World Cup.

The KFA said that South Korea will host the match against Brazil on June 2, and against Chile and Paraguay on June 6 and 10, respectively, giving fans a chance to see international stars such as Brazil’s Neymar. and Arturo Vidal from Chile.

The association added that the match against Brazil will take place at the Seoul World Cup Stadium in the South Korean capital, although the time is not yet determined, noting that the venues for the other two matches will be decided later.

South Korea will play another friendly match on June 14, which is also within FIFA’s international windows, with the KFA announcing the rival country for the match at a later date.

The KFA said the upcoming matches will see how the South Korean team competes against highly qualified teams and help the country prepare for the World Cup in Qatar.

The South Korean team will face Portugal, Uruguay and Ghana in Group H.

It will be South Korea’s 10th consecutive World Cup appearance.

South Korea has twice reached the knockout stage, reaching the semi-finals in 2002, when they co-hosted Japan, and the round of 16 in 2010, in South Africa.