Following last year's World Cup in Qatar, this year's Women's World Cup kicks off in July.
Colin Bell, head coach of the national team, announced his intention to achieve the goal of reaching the round of 16 or more.
This is Reporter Kim Hyeong-yeol.
Coach Bell, who started the New Year's press conference in Korean,
[Colin Bell/Women's national soccer team coach: Happy New Year.]
Mixed English and Korean, he talked about the World Cup preparation process and goals.
Colombia, Morocco, and Germany are not easy opponents to meet in the group stage, but our team also succeeded in winning the first runner-up in last year's Asian Cup history and advancing to the World Cup finals for the third consecutive time, and said that confidence has increased by playing close matches with world-class powerhouses such as Canada. .
[Colin Bell/Women's national soccer team coach: Confidence in the women's national team is 'here' (was) now (confidence) is (is) here (and) I hope it goes up as much as possible in this year's World Cup.]
Coach Bell's favorite Korean word is the players' thick sweat. I guess.
[Colin Bell/Women's soccer team coach: (What is your favorite Korean language?) High-intensity!
Do not give up!
My favorite word.]
Head coach Bell, who said he was more than happy with Bentuho's miracle in the round of 16, promised that the women's national team would also reach the round of 16 for the first time in eight years.
[Colin Bell/Women's national soccer team coach: We are obviously aiming for the best possible performance in the tournament (after the round of 16).]
(Video coverage: Park Seung-won, video editing: Oh Young-taek)