Cymru to face Korea Republic for the first time

Wales' Kieffer Moore celebrates after scoring the team’s first goal with teammates Wales' Connor Roberts, Wales' Dan James  and Wales' Chris Mepham during the Group D UEFA Euro Championship Qualifying between Wales and Latvia on the 28th of March 2023 at the Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, Wales

Rob Page’s Cymru will take on Korea Republic at the Cardiff City Stadium in an International Challenge Match later this year, with both teams facing each other for the first time at the Senior Men’s level.

Captained by Son Heung-Min, Korea Republic reached the last 16 of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, beating Portugal in the group stages prior to losing to Brazil in the knockout rounds.

The match will take place on Thursday 7 September, ahead of the UEFA EURO 2024 qualifier away to Latvia in the same international window. The fixture against Latvia on Monday 11 September will take place at the Skonto Stadium in Riga.

Ticket information for the fixture will be announced in due course.