Campbelltown Australia By Lee Yi Jin = “I’ve often wondered why we keep being called the ‘golden generation.‘”Cho So-hyun, a key midfielder for the South Korean women’s national soccer team, has expressed mixed feelings about the “golden generation” label attached to the team’s veterans.Head coach Colin Bell’s squad has only five members of the “Century Club,” which is defined as 100 or more A-match appearances between national teams.Jang Seul-ki (92 games for 카지노 Incheon Hyundai Steel) and Lee Keum-min (83 games for Brighton) are the other two who are in the running.These players have been supporting Korean women’s soccer from a small base.Cho So-hyun, in particular, is the flagbearer of this generation, as she and Ji So-yeon (Suwon FC) continue to hold the record for most appearances in Korean soccer history with 147 A-match caps.”Even at the 2015 and 2019 World Cups, they called us the golden generation,” Cho said to reporters at the Rydges Campbelltown Hotel in New South Wales, Australia, the team’s base camp. “I’m tired of being called that,” he said.”If we had more young players who could push the older players, we could have competed with each other, but we didn’t, so the coach had to make this choice,” he added.It’s a response to the “generation gap” narrative that’s emerged after the Socceroos were knocked out of the group stage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia-New Zealand 2023.”It would be good if the existing players and new faces compete and improve each other, but I don’t think it will be possible to find better players than now,” Cho said, explaining that “the infrastructure of women’s soccer and the number of professional players are decreasing.””Elementary school teams are also disappearing. The conditions for finding new players are not good, so the existing players are trying their best,” he said. “We didn’t make it, but we did our best in the current environment.”As of May, there were 1,510 female players registered with the Korea Football Association. That’s more than 200 fewer than in 2014 (1,765).The number of “professional girls” has been on a downward trend. From 1,341 in 2014, the number dropped to 916 in 2020, and since then, it has risen slightly and remains in the 1,000s.Players such as captain Kim Hye-ri (Incheon Hyundai Steel) and Lee Geum-min hoped to be the “catalyst” to change this situation by performing well at the tournament.Cho So-hyun was more pessimistic.”When we reached the round of 16 at the 2015 World Cup, I think the number of professional players was around 1,700,” he said, “but it has decreased even more. I don’t know if the situation will change even if we do well this time.”Rather, he believes that propaganda at the World Cup is more about “preserving the embers” than igniting the fire.”What the players want is to perform and give the next generation room to emerge,” Cho said. “The spark is still there. It’s our job to pass it on to the next generation.”That’s why the match against Germany at Brisbane Stadium on Wednesday is especially important for Cho.As the first two losers in Group H, they need to win by five goals or more to have any hope 카지노 of reaching the round of 16. In addition, Colombia must beat Morocco to advance to the round of 16.Faced with the prospect of creating a five-goal gap against FIFA’s No. 2 ranked team, Cho took a calm

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