Big matches’ of team ball games will continue at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games on the 30th, more than a week after the opening.
First, at noon, the men’s basketball group match between Korea and Japan will be held at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China.
In the International Basketball Federation ( FIBA ) rankings, Japan ranked 26th and Korea ranked 51st, which is a big difference.
In addition, Japan secured a ticket to the 2024 Paris Olympics by defeating Finland and Venezuela in succession at the FIBA World Cup that ended earlier this month, ranking 19th among the 32 participating countries, the highest ranking among Asian countries.
Due to concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus infection (Corona 19), Korea did not participate in the World Cup qualifiers and did not advance to the finals.
However, in Japan, many of the main players who participated in the World Cup did not participate in this Asian Games, and the national team consisted mainly of young players in their 20s.
Korea, led by coach Chu Il-seung, and players such as La Gun-ah ( KCC ) and Heo Hoon (Sangmu) improved their sense of the game through previous matches against Indonesia and Qatar.
In two friendly matches against Japan held in Seoul in July, they recorded 1 win and 1 loss.
Then, at 5:30 p.m., the women’s soccer quarterfinal match between South Korea and North Korea will be held at the Wenzhou Sports Center Stadium in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province.
The men’s basketball game between Korea and Japan is a group stage game, so even if you lose, you can get a glimpse of the next opportunity, but the women’s soccer game between Korea and North Korea is a ‘cliff’s game’ where a loss means elimination.
In the group stage of this tournament, South Korea won all three matches and North Korea won all two matches and advanced to the quarterfinals.
However, in the record against the women’s national soccer teams of South Korea and North Korea, Korea is absolutely메이저사이트 inferior with 1 win, 3 draws, and 15 losses.
The only victory came 18 years ago, in August 2005, in the East Asian Federation Cup. At that time, Korea won 1-0 in the game held in Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do.
Since then, they have met 12 times and have never won with 2 draws and 10 losses, and in the Asian Games, North Korea won all 5 games against South Korea.
The winner of this match will advance to the semifinals against the winners of Taiwan and Uzbekistan.
Diving Woo Ha-ram (Korea Sports Promotion Foundation) has won a total of 3 silver medals and 5 bronze medals in previous Asian Games, and holds the most medals among Korean athletes participating in this competition.
Woo Ha-ram aims to win an additional Asian Games medal in the men’s synchronized 3m springboard.