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Ahn Jung-Hwan

Short Soccer, January 17, 2013

South Korea's retired 2002 World Cup hero Ahn Jung-hwan said he was cold-shouldered and subjected to racist slurs from Marco Materazzi during his troubled time with Serie A side AC Perugia.

Thursday, 17 January, 2013, 2:27am

Tears of despair after Korean dream ends

There was no biblical figure like Moses to part the sea of red on the final night of first-round competition at the Hanover Stadium. The red-shirted fans from both South Korea and Switzerland blended into one in a huge cacophony of noise.

25 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Sports Quiz

1. Which French club did South Korean soccer striker Ahn Jung-hwan join this week?

2. Who hold the Ranfurly Shield in New Zealand rugby?

3. Name Indonesia's former world IBF flyweight champion accused of drugs dealing?

4. Who will return for a second stint as coach of the New Jersey Devils ice hockey team?

17 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Seoul friendly

Football rivals South Korea and Japan clash in a friendly match in Seoul tonight.

Both the 2002 World Cup co-hosts will be missing their star players, who are based in Europe.

South Korean coach Humberto Coelho has named a squad consisting of mostly domestic-based players.

16 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Shimizu leave injured Ahn at home

Hong Kong fans hoping to see South Korea's pin-up boy Ahn Jung-hwan in action were left disappointed as J-League side Shimizu S-Pulse landed in town for tomorrow's AFC Champions League clash against South China without the World Cup hero. Both Ahn and Brazil-born Japanese international Alex stayed home after picking up injuries recently.

11 Nov 2002 - 12:00am