Women’s soccer team striker Choi Yu-ri (Birmingham City) suffered an injury and fell from the horse at Bell Lake.굿모닝토토
The Korea Football Association announced on the 23rd, “Yuri Choi has been selected as a replacement for Jeong Seol-bin (Incheon Hyundai Steel) due to rehabilitation treatment due to a hamstring rupture.”
The women’s national soccer team, led by coach Colin Bell, will compete in the second round of the Asian region qualifiers for the 2024 Paris Olympics.
A total of 12 teams will compete in this regional preliminary round divided into three groups of four teams each. The top three teams from each group will advance to the semifinals, and the second-place team from each group with the best performance will advance to the semifinals.
The two teams that make it to the finals will win tickets to the Paris Olympics finals. Korea has never been on the Olympic stage yet.
South Korea belongs to Group B and will start with the match against Thailand on the 26th and then face North Korea on the 29th. We will face China on the 1st of next month. These are formidable opponents.
The national team has been training at Paju NFC since the 16th. On the afternoon of the 23rd, I departed for China through Incheon International Airport.
Choi Yu-ri is the national team’s starting striker. Last July, she announced that she would play in the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. She played for Hyundai Steel, but moved to Birmingham, England through the transfer window last summer and is currently playing overseas.
Hyundai Steel striker Jeong Seol-bin, who was selected as a replacement, scored 10 goals in 20 league games this season. Ranked 2nd in the WK League in scoring.