South Korea Name Hong as New Coach

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Hong Myung-bo gave his first news conference on Tuesday (June 25) since he was named the new coach of the South Korea national team. Hong Myung-bo, who captained the Koreans to fourth place at the 2002 World Cup on home soil, takes over from Choi Kang-hee, who stepped down last week after guiding South Korea to their eighth consecutive World Cup finals appearance.