The Korean women’s national team’s 2023 International Football Federation (FIFA) Australia-New Zealand World Cup first opponent Colombia played too rough a situation in which the opposing team stopped the evaluation match.
The closed evaluation match between Colombia and Ireland, which was held at the Mickin Park Stadium in Brisbane, Australia on the 15th, was stopped 20 minutes after the game started and ended as it was.
The Football Association of Ireland said in a statement: “It has become so intense that after discussions with officials, we have decided to end the match.”
Denise O’Sullivan, a key midfielder, was taken to the hospital after complaining of pain in the shin area after a rough tackle during the game.
The Football Association of Ireland later said O’Sullivan avoided a fracture.
Coach Vera Poe told Sky Sports, “It’s the first time I’ve experienced it as a player and as a manager in my 47 years of soccer career.”
Coach Poe said, “It was a normal game at first. It was a lively and good game, but it gradually became physically intense.” I saw.
“I went to the coach of Colombia and said, ‘We need cooperation. We need to calm down this atmosphere. Aren’t we all participating in the World Cup? I did.
In a statement, the Colombian Football Association insisted that there were no violations of the rules during the friendly.
The Colombian Football Association said that the game was suspended at the request of the Irish side, saying, “Our national team has followed the rules and the spirit of sound competition and fair play.”
Colombia is the first opponent in Group H of the group stage of the Korean national team, which is training after departing for Australia on the 10th.토토사이트 순위
Colombia’s average height is 166.8 cm, which is slightly smaller than that of Korea (167.9 cm), but it is expected that intense physical contact will be tolerated when looking at the lameness before this evaluation.
The national team led by coach Colin Bell will face Colombia on the 25th at 11:00 am (Korean time), Morocco on the 30th, and Germany on the 3rd of next month.
Colombia’s FIFA ranking is 25th, South Korea is 17th, Germany and Morocco are 2nd and 72nd.
Belho won 2-1 in the domestic evaluation match against ‘Virtual Colombia’ Haiti held at the Seoul World Cup Stadium on the 8th.