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Korea set to open against the Netherlands

Korea are aiming to win four of their matches in this year's FIVB World League
Suwon, Korea, June 2, 2010 – Korea is set to kick off its FIVB World League campaign this Saturday at home in Suwon against the Netherlands.
Shin Chi-Yong, Korea coach, has confidence that the side will step up to another level after training the players hard and by having a solid combination of older, experienced players and a number of fresh faces.

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Fan expectation is also high with many hoping the national team will perform strongly persistently and not be defeated easily.
However the side will have difficulty after Lee Kyung-Soo, the team’s main forward, pulled out because of a knee injury.
However, Choi Tae-Woong who is a veteran setter, as well as Moon Sung-Min and Kim Yo-Han should strengthen Korea with their rounded skill base, and players brought in from abroad should also be able to fill the gap left by Kyung-Soo.
Korea finished 14th in last year’s competition after claiming by three wins and nine losses and they have made it clear that this year’s goal is to qualify for the next year’s World League by clinching four wins.


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