The age limit for participating players in the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games men’s soccer, which has been postponed for a year in the aftermath of a new coronavirus infection (Corona 19), will increase by one year from 23 to 24 years old. 슬롯사이트 As a result, even those born in 1999 can be included in the entry.
An official from the Korea Football Association (KFA) told ‘News 1’ on the 17th, “Last week, through the Korea Sports Council, we received an official document from the Hangzhou Asian Games Organizing Committee stating that ‘athletes born on or after January 1, 1999 are eligible to participate in men’s football’. The association shared this with the coaching staff and members, including Hwang Seon-hong, the Asian Games national team coach.”
Men’s soccer at the Olympics and Asian Games has an age limit of 23 years or younger. However, as this tournament was postponed due to a special situation called Corona 19, it was retroactively applied to allow a one-year time difference.
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics, held in 2021, also raised the age limit by one year for the same reason.
As a result, players born in 1999, such as Jung Woo-young (Freiburg), Um Won-sang (Ulsan), and Hong Hyun-seok (Ghent), were given the right to challenge the Hangzhou Asian Games, which were postponed for a year.
In addition, the final entry for the tournament is 21, an increase of 2 from the previous 19, and a maximum of 5 players can be replaced in one game from the previous 3. This is also in consideration of the aftermath of Corona 19, and is the same as the Tokyo Olympics.
Meanwhile, the Hangzhou Asian Games will be held from September 23rd to October 8th, and the Korean men’s soccer team will challenge for three consecutive gold medals.