Matches

13/08/2008
1:0 (1:0)
  • KIM Dong Jin (23')

Summary

Kim's stunner not enough

Korea Republic prevailed over Honduras with a well-taken goal in the first period, but it was not enough to send them into the quarter-finals.

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Line-up

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

PARK Sung Wha (KOR)
(HON) Gilberto YEARWOOD

Officials

Referee: Michael HESTER (NZL)Assistant Referee 1: Tevita MAKASINI (TGA)Assistant Referee 2: Michael JOSEPH (VAN)Fourth official: Viktor KASSAI (HUN)

  • Luis Lopez (bottom) of Honduras fights for a header against Kim Jin Kyu (top) of South Korea
  • South Korean players acknowledge the crowd
  • Korea Republic's Dong Jin Kim battles for the ball with Marvin Sanchez and David Alvarez of Honduras
  • Luis RODAS (HON) fights for the ball with KIM Seung Yong (KOR) at the Olympic Games 2008.
  • Honduras' Luis Lopez fights for the ball with Korea Republic's Jin Kyu Kim

"We did all we could to win by a big margin, but even if we had managed that, the result of the Cameroon-Italy game means we couldn't have qualified anyway," Korea Republic coach Park Sung-Wha.