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In Russia, Team Korea must minimize internal clashes

During its preparations for the now-iconic 2002 World Cup tournament which South Korea co-hosted with Japan, the Korea Football Association (KFA) hired Guus Hiddink at national coach. One of the Dutchman’s first edicts was to stop the practice of players sitting together at team meals in groups based on seniority. Under the system Hiddink inherited, older […]

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