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Korea Republic has a good team which includes players from the 1997 and 1999 World Youth Cup. They beat a strong Chinese team to qualify. I do not know much about their players. This is about all I know:


Name : Lee Dong Gook

Position : Forward

Date of birth : 29/4/79

Team : Pohang Steelers (Korea Republic)

Notes : Led Korea's Under-19 side to the Asian title. He also won the Asian club

 championship with Pohang Steelers. He made one appearance as a substitute in the

 1998 World Cup.


Name : Ko Jong Soo

Position : Midfielder

Date of birth : 30/10/78

Team : Suwon Samsungs (Korea Republic)

Notes : Was the youngest ever player to represent Korea Republic at full international

 level in 1996. He has led his club to the Korean FA Cup in 1997, the final of the Asian

 Cup Winners Cup in 1998 and the K-League in 1998. He started one match and made

 two appearances as a substitute during the 1998 World Cup.


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