Its Two Hwangseonhongho, A Tempering in Changwon
Two Hwangseonhongho, tempering in Changwon… The commander is in the ‘war against time’
AG is also preparing for the Olympic team… “It’s the coach’s responsibility to be impatient… Let the players take their time.”
Starting from the 4th of this month, two teams of ‘Hwangseonhongho’ are operating simultaneously in Changwon, Gyeongsangnam-do.
The U-22 Olympic team will play in the 2024 Asian Football Confederation (AFC)
Under-23 (U-23) Asian Cup preliminaries from the 6th to the 12th,
the U-24 national team will participate in the Hangzhou Asian Games, which will enter the group stage from the 19th.
The Olympic team first gathered in Changwon on the 28th of last month, the Asian Games team began convocation training on the 4th of this month. 먹튀검증가이드
As the two teams, whose compositions do not overlap at all except for goalkeeper Kim Jeong-hoon (Jeonbuk), were called up at the same time, coach Hwang Seon-hong is the busiest.
We must prepare for 6 actual games in less than 3 weeks from the 6th to the 24th of this month.
First of all, the U-22 national team’s U-23 Asian Cup preliminary matches,
which are equivalent to the first round of Olympic qualifying,
will be held at the Changwon Soccer Center on the 6th (Qatar), the 9th (Kyrgyzstan), and the 12th (Myanmar).
From the 13th, only the Asian Games team will remain and will continue to warm up at the Paju National Team Training Center (NFC) before leaving for China on the 16th.
The Hangzhou Asian Games group stage continues with matches against Kuwait on the 19th,
Thailand on the 21st, and Bahrain on the 24th.
If the team makes it to the Asian Games finals, Coach Hwang will lead a total of 10 games for about a month until the 7th of next month.
Since the Asian Games national team gathered in Changwon on the 4th,
Coach Hwang has been going back and forth between two training centers a day,
is spending his days busy with various schedules, including the official press conference for the U-23 preliminary round.
Coach Hwang said, “With two teams running at the same time,
the staff is having a harder time than me,” and “Isn’t it good to be busy?
“It has been given to us, so we must look forward and not backward,” he emphasized.
As the situations each team faces are different, coach Hwang has many different concerns.
In the case of the Olympic team, which is about to go straight to action,
Bae Jun-ho joined Stoke City in England’s second division (Championship).
Not all of the players Coach Hwang wanted could join due to transfers, injuries, call-ups to the adult national team, etc.
Among the members that were difficult to confirm, foreign players such as Jeong Sang-bin (Minnesota) and Kwon Hyuk-gyu (Celtic)
entered the country just before the first game, leaving the 2nd and 3rd teams.
The key is whether perfect chemistry can be achieved until the next game.
In the case of the Asian Games national team,
the timing of joining Lee Kang-in (Paris Saint-Germain), who is recovering from injury, is a variable.
Lee Kang-in, who has been consistently selected for the adult national team since the 2022 Qatar World Cup,
has not been included in the age group national team since June of last year.
To make matters worse, he has recently been unable to play in his team’s games due to a bad thigh condition,
a specific answer is expected to come from PSG on the 13th regarding joining the Asian Games.
At this time, even if he joins right away, there is not much time until the game,
but PSG is said to be planning to send Lee Kang-in to the Asian Games national team
after putting him in the game after the international break, making coach Hwang even more impatient.
Not only does it take time for Lee Kang-in to blend into the team, but also to adapt to the humid heat in China.
Coach Hwang said, “It takes about two weeks to adapt to the heat and humidity, but with the game coming so close, it may be difficult to prepare perfectly.”
He added, “I am receiving a lot of advice, and I need to think about appropriate ways to adapt.
“I think I will do it,” he said.
Adult National Team
Since there are players like Seol Young-woo (Ulsan) and Hong Hyun-seok (Gent) who are participating in the adult national team’s away evaluation match in Europe,
Coach Hwang is planning to divide them into 2 to 3 groups and train them separately.
Even if the entire team gathers and focuses only on refining the ‘sure-win strategy’,
not enough time is wasted waiting.
Coach Hwang said, “Only the coach needs to be in a hurry,” and added,
“I hope the players can play and prepare with ease.”