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Korea hockey team reaches for friendly match
Sportslogon Team November 24th 2017

Bhubaneswar : Though the Korean Team is not among the eight participating teams at the Odisha Men's Hockey World League Final Bhubaneswar 2017, however the team reached here on Friday for a exposer trip.

They will play friendly matches at the Kalinga Stadium against East Coast Railway Team on November 26 and November 30 and also play a friendly against World No.1 Argentina on November 28th. They will also conduct three training sessions at the Kalinga Stadium starting Saturday for their squad.

“This is part of our preparations for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia. We have 20 players out of which 10 are experienced players and will play the Asian Games while 10 other players are young and we want to test these youngsters with this exposure,” stated Shin Seok Kyo, Chief Coach of Korean Men’s Team.

“These are high level matches for us. Playing a friendly match against Argentina is a big exposure for many of our players and I hope this will help in our preparation for Asian Games which is Olympic Qualifier. I believe the local team we are playing against also has very talented players and it will benefit both teams".

"We also stay for the first three days of the tournament so we will get to watch all eight teams play matches,” added the Coach. .
This news was added and updated on : November 24th 2017
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