‘Asia summit challenge in 11 years’ Kim Eun-joong-ho advances to the quarterfinals of the Asian Cup as the leader of the group
Korean soccer has moved one step closer to advancing to the U20 World Cup.
The under-20 (U-20) soccer team led by coach Kim Eun-joong played Tajikistan 0-0 in the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-20 Asian Cup Group C Group Stage 3 held at Milli Stadium in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on the 8th. tied with 0
After two straight wins and a draw, Korea Republic took the lead in the group with 7 points and advanced to the quarterfinals. Following Korea, Jordan (1 win, 1 draw, 1 loss, 4 points) joined the quarterfinals in second place. 안전놀이터
Korea showed strong offensive power by defeating Oman (4-0 win) and Jordan (2-0 win). However, Korea faced Tajikistan, the last opponent in the group stage, and struggled somewhat. Korea showed a solid performance in the offense and defense with 6 points and no points in the three group stage matches. Korea is challenging the top of Asia for the first time in 11 years since 2012.
Korea’s quarterfinal opponent is the 2nd place team in Group D. In Group D, Japan (2 wins), China (1 win and 1 loss), and Saudi Arabia (1 win and 1 loss) are competing. Korea’s opponent will be decided according to the match results between Japan and Saudi Arabia and China and Kyrgyzstan on the 9th.