The South Korean men’s national team, led by Jürgen Klinsmann, will face China, Thailand and Singapore-Guam in the second round of Asian qualifying for the 2026 FIFA Confederations Cup North America.

The draw for the 2026 FIFA Confederations Cup North America / 2027 AFC Asian Cup Second Qualifying Round took place on Monday (July 27) at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The 36-team tournament will be held in conjunction with the second round of qualifying for the 2027 AFC Asian Cup. The top two finishers in each group will qualify for the third round of the World Cup, while also earning a spot in the Asian Cup finals.

South Korea is ranked 28th in the FIFA rankings for the tournament, the fourth-highest in Asia, and has been drawn in Port 1. The draw puts them in Group C with China and Thailand, and they will also face one of Singapore or Guam depending on the outcome of the first round of qualifying in October.

The North American World Cup will feature a 48-nation field, up from 32. There are 8.5 spots available for the Asian region, with four rounds of qualifying to determine the eight direct qualifiers and one intercontinental PO.온라인바카라

South Korea will be looking to make their 11th consecutive World Cup appearance, dating back to Mexico 1986. They have qualified for 10 consecutive tournaments up until the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

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