The KFA was reinstated in 1948, following the establishment of the Republic of Korea. The KFA became a member of FIFA, the international football governing body, in 1948. The same year, the South Korea national football team made its international debut at the Olympic Games in London. The KFA joined the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in 1954.
South Korea were only the second Asian team to compete at a World Cup after the Dutch East Indies (Indonesia), and the first fully-independent Asian nation to do so. South Korea lost their only two games by heavy margins: 9–0 against Hungary (the joint-heaviest defeat in World Cup history) and 7–0 against Turkey.
Overview of South Korea at the FIFA World Cup. This is a record of the South Korea's results at the FIFA World Cup. South Korea have appeared in the FIFA World Cup on ten occasions. The team made their debut appearance in 1954, and appeared consecutively in every edition since 1986. South Korea's best ever performance is a fourth place in the 2002 tournament, which they co-hosted with Japan, thus becoming the first team outside Europe and the Americas to reach the semi-finals.
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History 1949–2002: The beginning. Less than a year after the government of the Republic of Korea was established in 1948, the first official women's football matches were held in Seoul on 28 and 29 June 1949, as a part of the National Girls' and Women's Sport Games.
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The Japan–South Korea football rivalry, between the Japan and South Korea national football teams, is one of many sports rivalries contested between Japan and South Korea. The two have played each other officially since 1954. They have had 80 matches so far with 42 South Korean wins, 23 draws, and 15 Japanese wins. The match between the two countries is often shorten as nikkansen or haniljeon in their respective languages. The highest level of matches which the two nations could contest ...
All-time games played between the National Teams of Germany and South Korea in the history of the Soccer World Cup with stats summary, results, goals and details of year and stage of the tournament. In the history of World Cups, Germany National Team faced South Korea in 3 opportunities, with 2 wins, 0 draws and 1 losses.
2023 – Mokpo, South Korea (Deaf World Cup: Qualified to Compete) USA Deaf Soccer History Soccer, as with other team sports played with deaf participants, dates back to the founding of each sport; in the case of soccer, in England, the first organized game between deaf teams was played in 1871.