Cho Gyu-seong (Jeonbuk), the striker of the national football team who was unable to play in the A game in September due to injury, was called away from the national team.
On the afternoon of the 21st, the Korea Football Association said, “Jo Kyu-seong was canceled today as it was deemed best to return to his team and receive treatment and rehabilitation at the same time.”
Earlier in the morning of the same day, the association announced, “Jo Young-wook (Seoul) was also selected because Jo Kyu-seong needs rest and treatment due to a left thigh muscle injury, and there are concerns that the aggravated injury. during the game.”
The association said, “After discussion with the club, Jo Kyu-seong will stay with the national team for treatment and recovery,” but in the end, he returned to his team early.
Jo Kyu-seong, who scored 4 goals in 15 games in A game and scored 14 goals in K League 1 this season, entered the Paju National Training Center (NFC) on the 19th ahead of the evaluation matches against Costa Rica on 23rd and Cameroon. on the 27th, and was rehabilitated on the 20th, and recovery training.
Cho Young-wook, who was also selected, was called up by coach Paulo Bento following the East Asian Football Federation (EAFF) E-1 Championship in July.
Jo Young-wook appeared in 4 games of Match A and scored one goal in his first game against Moldova in January.