The Chelsea Ladies attacking midfielder has notched 38 goals in 74 appearances for the South Koreans, who have been drawn in Group E alongside Brazil, Spain and Costa Rica at the June 6-July 5 tournament in Canada.

The 24-year-old is joined in the squad by striker Yeo Min-ji, who was top scorer in South Korea's 2010 under-17s World Cup triumph, earning her the most valuable player accolade.

The prospect of the pair combining in Canada have the Koreans aiming for a far better showing that their sole previous World Cup appearance in 2003, where they lost all three group matches and managed only one goal.

Head coach Yoon Duk-yeo has targeted a last 16 appearance.

The Koreans qualified for this year's edition by finishing fourth at the 2014 Asian Cup. They will face Olympic champions the United States in a warm-up match on May 31 in New Jersey.

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