Players behind Verbeek

South Korean players hope head coach will rethink his decision to resign.

    South Korea's team was criticised for their
    Asian Cup goal drought [AFP]

    However, the side came under heavy criticism from local media over the team's defensive tactics during the Asian Cup.

    The side failed to score in their last three matches, forcing penalty shootouts on each occasion.

    "People are talking about problems with his tactics but they're the same ones we used when Gus Hiddink was coach. We are the problem, not the coach," Lee said.

    "Verbeek's tactics and training methods are good," striker Lee Keun-ho said.

    "This is not just the coach's responsibility. Rather, it's ours."

    The KFA is scheduled to hold a meeting on Tuesday and discuss its strategy for finding a replacement.

    SOURCE: Agencies


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.