14 players have been confirmed by Korea Women’s Volleyball for the Asian Championships.
The 14-member Korean women’s national team has been finalized for the 22nd edition of the Asian Volleyball Championship.
The Korean Volleyball Association posted the final roster on its social media accounts on Friday.
Setters Kim Da-in (Hyundai E&C) and Kim Ji-won (GS Caltex) will coordinate the attack as court commanders, while Park Eun-jin and Jung Ho-young (both KGC Ginseng), Lee Da-hyun (Hyundai E&C) and Lee Ju-ah (Heungkuk Life) will anchor the center as middle blockers.
The attackers on both wings include apogee spiker Lee Sun-woo (KGC Ginseng Corporation) and outside hitters Park Jung-ah and Lee Han-bi (Pepper Savings Bank), Pyo Seung-ju (IBK), and Kang So-hwi and Kwon Min-ji (GS Caltex).
Kim Yeon-yeon (Hyundai E&C) and Moon Jung-won (Korea Expressway Corporation) will defend the net.
The Asian Championships kicked off on Aug. 30 in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, and will conclude on Sept. 6.
Korea is in Group C with Taiwan, Vietnam and Uzbekistan and will open the tournament against Vietnam at 5 p.m. on Sept. 30.
If the team finishes in the top two and advances to the quarterfinals, they will face the first and second place finishers from Group A, which includes Thailand, Australia, and Mongolia, in a cross-over match to determine the four finalists.
South Korea has never won the tournament, which began in 1975. Their best recent result was a second-place finish in 2015.
After finishing last in the FIVB Volleyball Nations League (VNL) for the second consecutive year, Korea Women’s National Team head coach Cesar Gonzalez has vowed to do things differently at the Asian Championships.
With the World Qualifiers for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games next month and the Hangzhou Asian Games on the horizon, 카지노사이트넷 the Asian Championships will be a crucial stage for Korea’s women’s volleyball team to test their resurgence.
The women’s volleyball team will depart the country on Aug. 28.