‘Mexico quadruple myth’ Jong-hwan Park to be honored with funeral service

The funeral service for former South Korean national soccer team coach Park Jong-hwan, who passed away at the age of 85, was held at the Shinmunro Soccer Hall in Seoul as the head of the Korean Football Association.

More than 70 footballers attended the service, including the deceased’s family, KFA President Chung Mong-kyu, association executives, and Hwang Sun-hong, who won a gold medal at the Hangzhou Asian Games.토토사이트

The late coach, who led South Korea to its first-ever quarterfinal appearance at a FIFA-organized tournament at the 1983 World Youth Football Championship in Mexico, passed away after succumbing to the effects of the coronavirus and sepsis.

In his eulogy, KU head coach Shin Yeon-ho, a former student of Park’s who was part of the team that reached the quarterfinals in Mexico, said that Park will forever remain in our hearts.

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