Park Ji-Sung, the skipper of the Korean team, declared that his side don’t have any reason to worry about who their opponents will be in the next round.
“It was our goal to be in the next round and we have done that. We are not afraid of anyone. Iran are one of the strongest teams in the tournament.
“We just need to believe in ourselves to win the Asian Cup,” the 29-year-old told Goal.com.
“Our target was to go past the group stage. The young players in our squad got the experience and have made our team strong,” he added.
South Korea will face the winner of Group D in the quarter-finals.