The women’s soccer team, led by coach Colin Bell (62, England), finished with Zambia in two straight A matches (5-2 in the first leg on the 7th, 5-0 in the second leg on the 11th). While catching the two rabbits of ‘strengthening depth’ and ‘good flow’, he revealed the prospects for the 2023 Australia-New Zealand World Cup in July.
Prior to the two-game match against Zambia, considerable concerns arose around ‘Belho’. Before and after the call-up, Ji So-yeon (31, Suwon FC woman) had pain in the right ankle surgery site, and during the call-up, Lim Seon-joo (33), Choi Yu-ri (29, or older Hyundai Steel), and Shim Seo-yeon (34, Suwon FC woman) suffered right thigh pain. left due to injury Prior to this, Lee Young-joo (32, Madrid CFF) and Lee Min-ah (33, Hyundai Steel) could not join due to injuries. 바카라사이트
Fortunately, not only did young players such as Bae Ye-bin (19, Widuk University) and Cheon Ga-ram (21, Hwacheon KSPO) show potential through the two-game series, but Park Eun-seon (37, Seoul City Hall), who had a short playing time, also played in the first game (45 minutes) and In the second game (90 minutes), they spent a lot of time and scored 3 goals. When the injured return, Bell’s options are expected to be much greater.
In terms of flow, his confidence grew as he recorded no goals in six games. The national team will meet Colombia, Morocco, and Germany in Group H of this World Cup group stage. It was not an easy match, but the faces of the players were bright. Cho So-hyun (35, Tottenham Women) finished the second game and said, “The players’ condition has improved compared to the Arnold Clark Cup in February, and both veterans and young guns are playing their roles in their respective positions. We can do better,” he said.
Coach Bell’s calculated team management is also the driving force behind the national team’s upbeat trend. At a press conference at the beginning of the year, he pledged to “lead the national team to a higher place through high-intensity training and thorough opponent analysis,” and with vigorous activity and forward pressure, he produced an impressive appearance throughout the two consecutive matches. At the official press conference after the second match, coach Bell said, “Considering that this two consecutive match is a game with high physical requirements, it was a game against Colombia, not a virtual Morocco. Colombia recently lost to France 2-5, but we are paying attention to the fact that they showed an equal performance in the first 60 minutes.”