S. Korean football team finishes runner-up at FIFA U-20 World Cup
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S. Korean football team finishes runner-up at FIFA U-20 World Cup

November 6, 2019


South Korea’s under-20 football team
finished in second place at the FIFA u-20 World Cup losing three to one
against Ukraine in the final despite the loss it was still a historic
tournament for the young tech warriors who defied all expectations with that
improbable streak our cannon wall has our top story team Korea gave its all
but came up just short of taking home their first ever FIFA World Cup trophy
despite the 3-1 loss to Ukraine in the FIFA under-20 World Cup final held in
the Polish city of woods the young tiger warriors have written a page in history
books the young squad became the first men’s team from South Korea to finish
runner-up at a FIFA tournament team Korea scored the first goal of the match
as a gang in converted a penalty kick at the fifth minute
after video reviews confirmed a foul on Ukraine at the right edge of the penalty
box but the young Tiger Warriors could not
hold on to the early lead allowing three unanswered goals one at the 34th minute
and two more in the second half although Team Korea fell one win shy of
taking its first ever title at the biennial competition it was still a
remarkable run as many people didn’t expect them to even survive the group
stage in the company of Argentina South Africa and Portugal after losing its
opener against Portugal on may 25th South Korea won five consecutive games
to reach the final defeating South Africa Argentina Japan Senegal and
Ecuador in spite of the loss South Korea’s AC gang in who is also the
youngest player on the squad at 18 finished the tournament having scored
two goals and adding four assists in seven matches for his exploits he was
named the winner of the Golden Ball trophy an award given to the best player
of the tournament he has become the first South Korean player on the men’s
side to win the top individual award at a FIFA tournament given that the Golden
Ball trophy usually goes to a player on the championship team it was clear that
ease play making ability had left quite an impression on the tournament
observers it wasn’t just me playing well it was my teammates who played their
hearts out and I got this award thanks to them I feel that this award wasn’t
given only to me but to the entire team the young Tiger
Warriors are expected to return to South Korea on Monday and attend a welcoming
ceremony in front of Seoul City Hall Panama Arirang news

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