Strikers Hwang Hee-chan (Wolverhampton) and Oh Hyun-gyu (Celtic) of the European soccer team will face off in Korea this summer wearing their team uniforms.
On the 3rd (Korean time), Oh Hyun-kyu’s 메이저놀이터team, Celtic, a professional football team in Scotland, announced the schedule for this summer’s pre-season tour in Korea through its homepage.
Celtic will face off against Hwang Hee-chan’s Wolverhampton (England) at the Suwon World Cup Stadium on July 26th.
Oh Hyun-gyu, who advanced to the European stage by leaving Suwon Samsung in January this year and moving to Celtic, is playing as a substitute this season and has scored 3 goals in the official match, including 2 goals in the regular league and 1 goal in the Scottish Cup.
Hwang Hee-chan, who plays for Wolverhampton through Salzburg (Austria) and Leipzig (Germany), is the goal scorer who led Korea to the round of 16 with a come-from-behind goal in the 2022 Qatar World Cup group stage final match against Portugal.
Although he struggled with frequent injuries this season, he scored 3 goals and 3 assists in 28 official matches.
AS Roma (Italy), directed by Jose Mourinho, who coached Son Heung-min during Tottenham Hotspur (England) in the past, is also visiting Korea to celebrate its 20th anniversary.
Roma will face Wolverhampton on July 29th and Incheon United on August 1st. Both matches will be held at Incheon Asiad Main Stadium.
Roma will also play a friendly match against Tottenham in Singapore on July 26 prior to their visit to Korea.
This summer, as part of the Coupang Play Series, Manchester City (England) and Atletico Madrid (Spain) are visiting Korea, followed by Korean players such as Wolverhampton and Celtic, which are expected to be a hotter summer than ever for soccer fans. .