Huanglong Sports Center Stadium, the venue for the men’s football final at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games,
One win away from a third consecutive Asian Games men’s soccer title, Hwang Sun-hong’s team will take on arch-
rivals Japan in an underwater battle.
South Korea’s Under-24 football team will face Japan in the men’s football final of the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games
on Thursday at the Huanglong Sports Center Stadium in Hangzhou, China.
After returning to the top of the Asian Games podium for the first time in 28 years at Incheon 2014, Korea won the
title at Jakarta-Palembang 2018 for a second consecutive title. A victory over Japan on Sunday would be their third
No team has won three consecutive men’s soccer titles since the Asian Games began in 1951.
Inclement weather is likely to be a factor in the men’s soccer final.
The stands are soaked by rain at Huanglong Sports Center Stadium, the venue for the men’s football final at the
Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.
Rain has been falling in Hangzhou since the morning. The field, track, and grandstands at the soccer stadium
where the final will be played are soaked.
According to local forecasts, rain is expected to continue to fall after the final kickoff time of 9 p.m. KST.
Hwang played six games at the tournament, from the first round of group play to the quarterfinals, and was
unaffected by rain, wind, and other weather conditions. The final match of the tournament, which will determine
the gold medalist, will be played in the rain. 스포츠토토링크