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South Korean forward cautious about 2018 World Cup

IANS  |  Seoul 

Hotspur's South Korean forward said on Tuesday he feels cautious rather than confident about

Son is one of the 28 players who made South Korea's provisional roster for in which was unveiled Monday, reports news agency.

South Korean needs to drop five players from the preliminary list to confirm his final 23-man squad by June 4, but Son is considered one of the players who is safe from roster due to his performance in

"In my first in 2014, I had big expectations and confidence, but for this year's World Cup, I feel cautious and actually have some concerns," Son said in a press conference organised by his sponsor

"I learned from my previous experience that confidence doesn't always bring success at I hope many players can recognise this."

are considered the weakest team in Group F at will open their Group F campaign with in Nizhny Novgorod on June 18 and will face five days later in Rostov-on-Don. Then they will meet defending champions, Germany, in on June 27.

"I really think that we can see humiliation," he said. "I think if we can just pass the group stage, that will be a success. I'm really desperate for this World Cup."



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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 17:22 IST