Hwang In-beom, a member of the Korean national soccer team participating in the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Qatar Asian Cup, is training at the Al Egla Training Center in Doha, Qatar, on the 13th (local time).
What is the daily life like for the Taegeuk Warriors participating in the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup? It doesn’t mean you just have to sweat.
The players are spending their time in Doha, Qatar, which can be frustrating, wisely, training intensively in the morning and resting to their liking in the afternoon.
Korea will begin its challenge to become the leader in Asia for the first time in 64 years, starting with the first match of the Asian Cup Group E against Bahrain held at Zain bin Hamad in Doha, Qatar, at 8:30 pm on the 15th (hereinafter Korean time).
The most important thing to win the championship is training. The players are controlling their condition and improving their organizational skills as a team through a systematic program prepared by the coaching staff. However, not all sweating is beneficial. The importance of rest is also increasingly emphasized.
Coach Jurgen Klinsmann has been strictly conducting morning training since the 3rd in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). He planned to train in the morning, given that the average high temperature in Abu Dhabi and Doha in January and February is 26 to 27 degrees.
Once the team completes their training schedule in the morning, they are allowed to spend free time in the afternoon. This is because if players cannot properly relieve the stress they receive from games or training, they will inevitably have difficulty managing their condition.
The Korea Football Association also installed various entertainment activities at the accommodation. A national team official said, “Compared to the Qatar World Cup, we installed a table tennis table, cornhole, video game consoles, and various board games so that the players can enjoy their break time in a variety of ways. “We also airlifted a karaoke machine that Hwang Hee-chan (Wolverhampton) requested,” he said. “The players especially enjoy table tennis. “I haven’t seen any players visit karaoke yet,” he said.
According to a representative of the national team, after completing personal maintenance after morning training, the players gather in groups of twos and threes to spend time playing through the entertainment facilities set up in their lodgings.
Of course, there are athletes who devote themselves to individual exercise even in the afternoon. Some players, including Kim Young-kwon (Ulsan), a senior member of the national team, are preparing for this Asian Cup by working out alone in the weight room at their hotel until late at night. 토토사이트