South Korean played their first international match against Mexico in London, England on the 2nd August 1948 losing 5-3. Known as the Asian Tigers and locally as the Taeguk Warriorshas they have been Asia's most successful national team since they made their debut at the 1948 Summer Olympics.South Korea play their home games in red shirts dark blue shorts and red socks with the away strip being white shirts red shorts and white socks. They had their most successful world cup appearance in 2002 when as joint hosts with Japan they finished an impressive and unexpected 4th.
The Korea Republic national football team are nicknamed 'Taeguk Warriors' and they are one of the most dominant nations in the AFC Confederation along with Japan and Australia. The nation have had several notable players to wear their shirt including Park Ji-Sung, Cha Bum-Kun, Hong Myung-Bo, Park Chu-Young, Lee Dong-Gook, Kim-Nam-II, Lee Chung-Yong and many more. The South Koreans wear red home shirts with blue shorts supplied by American sportswear company Nike.
Nike hand South Korea a simplistic yet stylish kit collection for 2016 and beyond. Elegantly crafted by the Swoosh of Nike, South Korea's all-new kit range has been created with the main design focus being inspired from Taegeuk Warriors which sees an intricate linear graphic adorning the front pa [...]
One of the last teams to reveal their away kit, South Korea have officially launched their new away kit for the 2014 World Cup. Supplied by Nike, the new South Korea away kit reveals a design rich in national pride combined with the best in performance innovation [...]
Korea Republic are the latest team to release their new home kit for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil this year. Supplied by Nike, several Korea players including Myung-Won Seo unveiled the new kit at the Gwanghwamun Square in Seoul [...]
The Asian nation have won just two AFC Asian Cups in 1956 and 1960 where they hosted the tournament and they have been runners-up on three occasions and third place on four occasions.
South Korea have had their shirts supplied by Nike for over 18 years where before that they had Rapido, Weekend, adidas, Asics, Prospecs and Kolon Activ.