Coach Kim Eun-joong of the Korean national team, which reached the semifinals of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-20 Asian Cup and qualified for the FIFA U-20 World Cup, said, ‘I will not give up. praised the spirit.
The U-20 soccer team, led by coach Kim Eun-joong, faced China 1-1 until the second half in the quarterfinals of the 2023 AFC U-20 Asian Cup held at the JAR Stadium in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on the 12th and won 3-1 after extra time.
In the 3rd minute of the second half, China conceded a goal first, but Kim Yong-hak (Portimonense) equalized the score with a penalty kick. 세븐 토토
With this, Korea advanced to the semifinals of the Asian Cup and at the same time won the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup finals to be held in Indonesia in May this year. World Cup tickets are given to the top four teams in the tournament.
According to the Korea Football Association, manager Kim Eun-joong said at a press conference after the match against China, “I want to say thank you to all the players, coaches and support staff. It is not as easy as it used to be to leave the World Cup in Asia.”
He added, “I have to compete with all countries, not a specific country, but when I look at this competition, I feel that it has become more difficult. I would like to thank the players who have done difficult things once again.”