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U-19 NT Defeats Qatar by 2-1, Finishing the Tournament by 11th

Date : 2018.06.07 View : 1329
U-19 Korea Republic National Football Team defeated Qatar U-21 team by the score of 2-1 at the playoff match for the 11th and 12th of the 2018 Toulon Tournament at Mallemort, France. Losing three consecutive games in the group stage match with France (1-4), Togo (1-2) and Scotland (1-2), Team Korea won the last playoff match, finishing the tournament at 11th of 12 teams.

Team Korea kick off with 4-2-3-1 formation. CHO Youngwook(FC Seoul) played at the front, followed by JEON Sejin(Suwon Samsung Bluewings), GO Jaehyeon(Daegu FC) and UM Wonsang(Ajou Univ.). The two defensive midfielders were LEE Donggeon(Daegu FC) and JEONG Hojin(Korea Univ.) and LEE Kyuhyuk(Dongguk Univ.), LEE Jaeik(Gangwon FC), LEE Jisol(Daejeon Citizen) and HWANG Taehyeon(Ansan Greeners FC) played as the four backs. PARK Jimin(Maetan HS.) kept the goal post. LEE Kangin(Valencia CF.), who scored goals in the last two consecutive matches, could not participate in this match due to accumulated yellow cards. Scoring two goals in 12’ of the first half by JEON Sejin’s penalty kick and 8’ of the second half by CHO Youngwook, Team Korea won against Qatar who also scored a goal at the last minute of the game.

Korea Republic U-19 team will now prepare for the ACF U-19 Championship finals that will be held at this October. Only the top four teams of U-19 championship can participate in the 2019 U-20 World Cup Poland.

<2018 Toulon Tournament Playoff Match for the 11th and 12th>
Korea Republic 2-1 Qatar
Goals: JEON Sejin (13’), CHO Youngwook (55’), ABDULSALAM Nasser (69’)
Entry list: PARK Jimin(GK), LEE Kyuhyuk(CHOI Jun), LEE Jaeik, LEE Jisol, HWANG Taehyeon, LEE Donggeon(HT JO Jinwoo), JEONG Hojin, JEON Sejin(KIM Gyuhyeong), GO Jaehyeon, UM Wonsang(OH Sehun), CHO Youngwook

Words=Oh Myungchul
Photos=KFA