The Republic of Korea U-17 men’s soccer team confirmed the championship in the Croatian 4-Nation Friendly Tournament.
The U-17 soccer team, led by head coach Byun Seong-hwan, beat Turkiye 3-1 in the second leg of the Croatian 4 Nations Friendly Tournament held in Porec, Croatia on the 11th local time. Korea took the lead in the 35th and 45th minutes with consecutive goals by Kang Joo-hyeok (FC Seoul U-18). Both goals were assisted by Yoon Do-young (Daejeon Hana Citizen U-18).
Thanks to Kang Joo-hyeok’s two goals, Korea finished the first half 2-0. However, Yoon Do-young, who showed a good performance that day, scored the third goal with a penalty kick (PK) to finish the match.
In another match, Croatia and Denmark drew 4-4. With this, Korea has 6 points (+3 points), Turkey is second with 3 points (-1 point difference), followed by Denmark and Croatia with 1 point. 먹튀검증
The tournament will be ranked in the order of points – wins – wins – goal difference – goals scored. Therefore, even though Korea lost their last game against Denmark and tied the score with Turkey, the championship was confirmed because they won against Turkey. Korea will play its final match against Denmark on the 14th.
The U-17 national team is preparing for the AFC U-17 Asian Cup finals to be held in Thailand in June. If you finish in the top 4 in this competition, you can participate in the FIFA U-17 World Cup to be held in Peru in November.