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U-19 NT Loses to Togo by 1-2

Date : 2018.06.01 View : 1255
U-19 Korea Republic National Football Team led by head coach JEONG Jeongyong lost their 2nd round match of 2018 Toulon Tournament to Togo U-21 team by the score of 1-2, which was held at Salon-de-Provence, France on 31st. Losing their 1st round match with France by 1-4, Korea Republic lost two consecutive games.

Korea Republic kicked off with 4-2-3-1 formation at their game with Togo. Placing OH Sehun(Ulsan Hyundai) at the front, UM Wonsang(Ajou Univ.), LEE Kangin(Valencia CF.) and CHO Youngwook(FC Seoul) stood behind him. The two defensive midfielders were JEON Sejin(Suwon Samsung Bluewings) and GO Jaehyun(Daegu FC), followed by the four backs ? LEE Kyuhyuk(Dongguk Univ.), LEE Jaeik(Gangwon FC), KO Junhee(Boin HS.) and HWANG Taehyeon(Ansasn Greeners FC). MIN Seongjun(Korea Univ.) kept the goal post.

Team Korea will play their last group stage match with Scotland U-21 team on June 2nd. The 12 teams are divided into three groups and after the groups stage matches, only four teams will participate in the Semi-Finals of the Toulon Tournament. The four teams are the three top teams of each group and one team with the best score amongst runner-up of each group. Other teams that are not qualified to the semi-finals will participate in play-off matches.

<The 2nd round of 2018 Toulon Tournament>
U-19 Korea Republic National Football Team 1-2 U-21 Togo National Football Team
Goals: LEE Kangin (4’), DENKEY Kevin (17’, 33’)
Entry list: MIN Seongjun ? LEE Kyuhyuk, LEE Jaeik, KO Junhee, HWANG Taehyeon ? JEON Sejin(65’ to LEE Sangjun), GO Jaehyun(78’ to KIM Chan) ? UM Wonsang, LEE Kangjin, CHO Youngwook(HT JEONG Hojin) ? OH Sehun

Words=Oh Myungchul
Photos=KFA