With Korean coaches dominating the 2022 AFF ASEAN Football Championship, the ‘World Cup in Southeast Asia’, both the semifinals and finals will be broadcast live.
SBS Sports reported on the 6th, “The interest of Korean soccer fans has also peaked as the countries where coaches Park Hang-seo, Shin Tae-yong, and Kim Pan-gon took the helm reached the semi-finals.” .
The 메이저놀이터 first leg of the semi-finals between Vietnam and Indonesia, where coaches Park Hang-seo and Shin Tae-yong face off, will be broadcast live from 6:15 pm on the 6th.
Senior and junior leaders, Park Hang-seo and Shin Tae-yong, are the protagonists of the ‘K-coach craze’ that hit Southeast Asian football.
Coach Park Hang-seo led the underdog Vietnam to victory at the 2018 AFF competition (then called the ‘Suzuki Cup’) and gathered topics close to a syndrome.
After that, when coach Shin Tae-yong took the helm of the Indonesian national team, Korean leaders’ advance into Southeast Asia gained more momentum.
Coach Park Hang-seo finishes his five-year leadership career in Vietnam and puts down the baton of the Vietnamese national team at the end of this 2022 AFF tournament.
Unfortunately, on the way to the final championship, he clashed with his junior Shin Tae-yong, and Korean fans are also paying attention to the bench match between the two.
In addition, the sensation of head coach Kim Pan-gon, who led Malaysia and became one of the greatest players in the Southeast Asian soccer world, quickly emerged as a major issue in the tournament.
Malaysia, which has been strong in tradition but has not shown a presence on the Southeast Asian stage for a long time, is creating a sensation by advancing to the Asian Cup finals 43 years after the appointment of coach Kim Pan-gon.
In the semi-finals, coach Kim Pan-gon will face Thailand, who is considered the favorite to win. The first leg of the semi-final between Malaysia and Thailand will be broadcast live on SBS Sports from 9:15 pm on the 7th.
The semi-final and final match, in which three Korean coaches took the baton and had a great confrontation, began on the 6th and continued until the 16th.
The semi-finals and final matches will be played in a home-away format, with the first and second matches being matched, and all matches will be broadcast live through SBS Sports.
2022 AFF ASEAN Football Championship semi-final and final broadcast schedule
- 1/6 (Fri) 6:15 pm Semifinal 1st leg Indonesia: Vietnam
- 1/7 (Sat) 9:15 PM Semifinal 1st leg Malaysia: Thailand
- 1/9 (Mon) 9:15 p.m. Semifinal 2nd round Vietnam: Indonesia
- 1/10 (Tue) 9:15 p.m. Semifinal 2nd round Thailand: Malaysia
- 1/13 (Fri) 9:15 p.m. Match undecided
- 1/16 (Mon) 9:15 p.m. Match undecided