More than 250 reporters applied for the Clinsman’s expedition to China
Local media in China are also interested in seeing stars active in Europe such as Son Heung-min (Tottenham), Lee Kang-in (Paris Saint-Germain), and Kim Min-jae (Bayern Munich). Nearly 250 reporters are expected to visit the site of the World Cup qualifying match between South Korea and China.
South Korea’s national soccer team, led by head coach Jürgen Klinsmann, will play its second Group C away match against China at the Universiade Sports Center in Shenzhen, China, at 9 p.m. on the 21st.
South Korea beat Singapore 5-0 in the first round at Seoul World Cup Stadium on the 16th. China is also ranked second in the group after South Korea by winning the come-from-behind victory of Bangkok’s original protocol 2-1 on the same day.
According to China’s Sina Sports on the 21st, a huge number of reporters were present at the press conference between Korea and China the previous day (20th).
Sina Sports said, “More than 150 people gathered at the press conference held on the 20th,” adding, “China’s victory over Thailand heated up its popularity ahead of the match against Korea.”
According to the Chinese Football Association, there are nearly 250 media who applied for coverage of the Korea-China match.
Sina Sports explained, “The press conference, including 11 Korean media who visited China, was crowded with media officials.”
“The temperature in Shenzhen has fallen a lot, but many fans have gathered outside the Shenzhen Universiade,” the media said, adding, “It is to see famous stars such as Son Heung-min as well as the Chinese national team.”
In fact, many Chinese fans cheered when Taegeuk Warriors, including Son Heung-min and Lee Kang-in, entered Shenzhen on the 19th.
In addition, more than 40,000 tickets for the Korea-China match at the Shenzhen Universiade were sold out early. 먹튀검증