South Korea line up Spain friendly

SEOUL - South Korea have lined up European champions Spain for their final warm-up before they head to South Africa for the World Cup in June, according to the Asian Football Confederation website.

The South Korean squad will assemble on May 9 and play Ecuador a week later in Seoul before taking on East Asian rivals Japan in Saitama on May 21.

A training camp in Austria will feature a friendly against Belarus on May 30 and Spain, one of the favourites for the June 11-July 11 finals, have been lined up for June 3.

South Korea, semi-finalists as co-hosts in 2002, have been drawn with Argentina, Nigeria and Greece in Group B at this year's World Cup. They face the Greeks in their first match on June 12.

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