U-19 NT Wins the Alpine Cup Championship
Date : 2018.08.08
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Korea Republic U-19 National Football Team led by head coach JUNG Jungyong won the 2018 Alpine Cup championship.
U-19 NT defeated Bahrain U-23 NT by the score of 2 to 1 at the third round of Alpine Cup which was held on 5th at Mandalay, Myanmar. Winning against Myanmar U-23 NT by the score of 4 to 3 and against Thailand U-23 NT by 4 to 2 consecutively, Korea Republic U-19 NT has won the championship title for the 2018 Alpine Cup. Myanmar (1 win, 1 draw, 1 loss) followed up as the runner-up, Bahrain (1 win, 1 draw, 1 loss) taking the third place and Thailand ranking at the 4th by losing three matches.
Building up and managing their strategy and team strength through this tournament, U-19 NT will participate in AFC U-19 Championship Indonesia 2018 this October. Korea Republic will face Australia, Vietnam and Jordan at Group C. Korea Republic U-19 NT needs to be ranked within top four teams to participate in FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019.
<Match Results of ALPINE Cup 2018>
Korea Republic U-19 4-3 Myanmar U-23
Korea Republic U-19 4-2 Thailand U-23
Korea Republic U-19 2-1 Bahrain U-23