Soccer-South Korean coach wants revenge for Iran’s ‘bad manners’ (Reuters)

By Narae Kim SEOUL, June 11 (Reuters) – South Korea coach Choi Kang-hee said he wanted to crush Iran’s hopes of automatic World Cup qualification next week after being ‘badly treated’ in Tehran last year. Choi’s side beat Uzbekistan 1-0 in Seoul on Tuesday, leaving them in a position to qualify for Brazil even if they lose to Iran at home in Ulsan next Tuesday. The quirky coach, who had previously said he would step down once the team had qualified, said he wanted revenge after a 1-0 defeat in Tehran in October. “I remember being badly treated in Iran,” Choi told reporters in Seoul. …

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