Asia U18 champions South Korea have announced 12 fighters to take on the world stage.
The Korea Basketball Association announced on the afternoon of the 17th that the 12-member U19 national team will participate in the 2023 FIBA U19 Men’s Basketball World Cup held in Debrecen, Hungary in June.
The players selected along with coach Lee Se-beom are as follows.
Asia U18 champions South Korea have announced 12 fighters to take on the world stage. Photo = Provided by the Korea Basketball Association먹튀검증
▲ 12-member roster of the Korean U19 men’s basketball team
Yuhyeon Moon, Gichan Yoon, Minsoo Yoo (Korea University), Haesol Hae (Yonsei University), Seonguk Kang, Yunseong Kim (Sungkyunkwan University), Junhwi Seok (Anyang High School), Taehyeon Kang (Gyeongbok High School), Jin Lee Lee (Yongsan High School), Min-gyo Koo ( Jemulpo High School), Lee Do-yoon (Muryong High School), Ryu Jeong-yeol (Hongdaebu High School).
U18 tournament MVP Lee Joo-young and BEST5 selected Lee Chae-hyung were both excluded from the entry due to injury. At that time, the main pillars who led Korea’s summit included Kang Seong-wook, Yu Min-soo, Gu Min-gyo, and Yoon Ki-chan.
Moon Yoo-hyun, who was not the main player even a year ago, is raising expectations with his recent performance in the college league. In addition, Lee Yu-jin, who reminds me of Choi Jun-yong and Song Gyo-chang, is also a player to watch.
Korea will play the group stage against hosts Hungary, Turkey and Argentina.